Let’s start with the tiny little nugget of good to be found today:
It was quite lovely to see dawn approaching with a 3/4 moon up there. Not lovely enough to justify getting out of bed at 03:00, but that goes without saying.
It was already in the mid 80’s at that time of the morning, which was a foreshadowing of this:
One thing here is a lie – there is now way that was a 0|2 wind situation. Try 25 gusting to 40+.
So, after way, WAY more than eight hours of that for the second day in a row (five more to go!) my 60 minute ride home turned into a 95 minute ride home due to:
The southern (left) side of that red section was where two of the three lanes were blocked with several dozen fire trucks fighting a brush fire.
Let’s do it again tomorrow!