Showing logs for date: 2011-08-25
00:10:49 <CC> 6:08 AM before I could really see anything in the basin
00:13:04 <CC> OF is at 6:12
00:15:48 <CC> OF is a long
01:01:51 <ynpvisitor26> good morning
01:02:13 <ynpvisitor91> good morning
01:02:44 <ynpvisitor58> morning
01:41:20 <ynpvisitor6> On my monitor the "live" cam is in the "not so much mode?"
01:42:19 <ynpvisitor91> only updates about every 10 seconds here.
01:43:28 <ynpvisitor91> OF 0742ie
01:43:30 <ynpvisitor26> OF is 741ie on the static
01:48:04 <ynpvisitor26> that was the time stamp on the ugb cam, I don't know how accurate that is.
01:52:26 <vw> Good morning all!
01:52:36 <vw> and Merry Christmas YNP!!!
01:57:44 <ynpvisitor52> I had almost forgot today was Christmas!
01:58:19 <ynpvisitor26> how did it get to be Aug 25 so soon.
01:58:54 <vw> as my g-grandmother once told me: time flies faster the older we get!
02:04:27 <ynpvisitor52> And it is flying now!
02:04:52 <vw> :D
02:06:14 <ynpvisitor26> are you the operator du jour vw?
02:07:09 <ynpvisitor62> Terrace cam looks like modern art.
02:08:22 <ynpvisitor52> My Flash is not working today. Anyone else having problems? Both live3 & live4 load but then just freeze. Livescope works.
02:12:05 <ynpvisitor47> 52 must be Kevin....only one here in the am who has livescope priv.
02:13:47 <vw> sorry, out feeding the birds
02:14:43 <Kevin L> Right. Heat is getting to me. Trying to get morning chores done before I leave.
02:14:58 <vw> I will be on later this morning.
02:20:57 <ynpvisitor26> who volunteers to go photo the decorations on Christmas Tree Rock?
02:21:16 <vw> would if I could....
02:22:33 <ynpvisitor62> let's all leave now and see who gets there first.
02:22:43 <ynpvisitor62> :)
02:24:28 <vw> I am not able to pull up seismo activity from the OF location Anybody have any luck with it?
02:25:54 <vw> need to head out for a while. Back in a few hours.
03:17:28 <ynpvisitor91> OF 0916ie
03:17:42 <ynpvisitor91> not sure how much delay
03:18:25 <ynpvisitor94> OF is still ie on the static cam right now
03:29:04 <kc (working)> mornin
03:29:22 <ynpvisitor91> morning
03:29:39 <ynpvisitor91> cam action up again
03:41:16 <ynpvisitor91> Plume 0940ie
04:38:07 <ynpvisitor91> Plume `037ie
04:38:19 <ynpvisitor91> 1037ie
04:50:01 <ynpvisitor91> OF 1049ie
05:28:27 <vw> good morning/afternoon again.
05:28:51 <ynpvisitor91> good afternoon vw
05:29:45 <vw> Based on the VEC prediction, looks like the last OF was a short.
05:30:09 <vw> No rush to take the cam with OF due soon. Will wait until after OF to see what else is going on in the basin.
05:32:43 <vw> Changed my mind... :)
05:33:54 <vw> response rate on livescope very slow. Not sure what public stream is like.
05:34:00 <vw> Sawmill 1132 ie
05:36:16 <vw> Plume 1134 ie, OF static cam
05:48:47 <vw> OF 1147
05:52:04 <vw> OF is a Long
05:54:43 <vw> Sawmill is off at 1153
06:00:36 <vw> VEC Prediction times: OF 1320(+/-1h), Castle 2020(1h) Grand 1625(2h), Daisy 1255(30m), Riverside 1310(30m), Great Fountain none(2h)
06:04:02 <vw> I am going to try to enter times resembling close enough for predictions on
06:11:25 <vw> not very close, but something at least.
06:11:39 <vw> Did not do anything on Castle time.
06:12:23 <glennon> hmm. not so sure about that guest's 2AM castle report
06:12:26 <vw> VEC prediction would suggest Castle erupted this morning around 0620, bu that conflicts with time entered by a guest.
06:12:29 <vw> hmm.
06:12:33 <vw> :D
06:12:42 <vw> was just saying the same thing glennon!
06:13:35 <vw> I am also not sure I am using the right intervals on eruptions. Always seem to be quite a ways off. But then, so is my math these days.
06:15:17 <glennon> I'll add a ? to your proxies. It'll make them easier to find later if/when we get better data.
06:15:33 <vw> that would be great glennon.
06:16:01 <vw> Usually do that myself, but kind of distracted today. waiting for something other than OF to erupt I guess.
06:16:20 <glennon> :)
06:16:41 <vw> We just don't have many eruption times today, so it is hard to know where to look for something happening.
06:16:58 <vw> would be nice to fill in some of that data in the next couple of hours.
06:17:15 <glennon> for sure.
06:17:49 <glennon> maybe we'll get a Lion
06:18:55 <vw> It's been steaming, but I think the humidity might be high in the basin, because we are seeing more steam than I would expect with summer temps.
06:30:21 <vw> Plume 1229
06:32:19 <vw> Raining in the basin.
06:35:42 <vw> Not much I can do with the cam right now. Until water dries, autofocus is messed up. Too windy to zoom out without making everybody seasick/
06:43:14 <vw> Daisy 1242 ns
06:44:14 <vw> Good evening BB!
06:44:32 <BB> hi vw
07:02:26 <vw> Radar shows the possibility of rain in the UGB for a while.
07:03:15 <vw> If the camera lens gets really wet, I will call for a wipe. So far not enough to make it worth the effort.
07:12:35 <vw> radar now showing much clearer skies for UGB. Hope it sticks for while.
07:25:31 <vw> Plume 1324 ?
07:25:40 <vw> Hard to see behind OF steam.
07:25:53 <vw> Yes, that is Plume
07:27:09 <vw> Logged as ie because start wasn't certain.
07:37:26 <vw> Hi Kevin
07:37:53 <Kevin L> Hi. Greetings form the jaws of Hell. HOT today.
07:38:24 <vw> OF 1337
07:39:47 <vw> Sorry to hear that K. You are probably looking forward to winterish temps in your area?
07:40:48 <Kevin L> Yesterday we set a record, today is supposed to be hotter. A billboard on the way home listed it as 120, but the car was only 116.
07:41:49 <vw> OF is a Long
07:42:01 <vw> ugh.
07:57:29 <vw> zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
07:58:04 <Kevin L> I was hoping you would do a BH for me.
07:58:30 <vw> me too Kevin.
07:58:52 <vw> been in a good position to catch Aurum too, but no luck there either.
07:59:06 <Kevin L> Didi you see I got 2 fo them yesterday?
07:59:16 <vw> I did! Very nice.
07:59:24 <Kevin L> Can you see the heat has affected my typing?
07:59:45 <vw> you need an excuse? I don't!
08:00:26 <Kevin L> The nice thing is it was a closed interval. Just a bit over 5 hours.
08:00:45 <vw> Sawmill 1359 ie
08:02:38 <vw> That is a much shorter interval than we have been seeing lately. Would be nice if they are getting shorter.
08:03:57 <Kevin L> Hope it continues.
08:19:27 <vw> Plume 1418
08:21:29 <vw> Lion 1420 ie, Initial.
08:21:34 <vw> Yippee!
08:22:35 <Kevin L> I was wondering if it went dormant.
08:23:03 <Kevin L> Great on static cam.
08:23:36 <vw> yeap. Specially the first couple of frames that showed the water cascading down.
08:24:12 <Kevin L> Glad I have livescope today.
08:25:01 <glennon> .
08:33:49 <vw> Steam from the Grand area. Possible Turban?
08:54:25 <vw> steam again in Grand area. Almost certainly Turban given prior time.
08:54:28 <cb> Hello all
08:54:29 <vw> Hi cb!
08:54:40 <Kevin L> Hi cb.
08:54:46 <glennon> hi
08:55:04 <vw> You should have a good evening for gazing: Grand heating up. BH steaming. Lion series just got going.
08:55:11 <cb> who's in the drivers seat today??
08:55:21 <vw> Next Daisy might be missed during OF. :(
08:55:27 <cb> yep saw that on the posting sites...
08:55:31 <vw> I have the cam now. Yours whenever you want!
08:55:56 <vw> Daisy has been running just a bit early though, so you might get lucky.
08:56:01 <cb> ok. I will be getting off the cam early..I now have to take care of my mom's caretakers...
08:56:03 <Kevin L> Looks like a Turban right now.
08:56:13 <vw> yes, I think so too Kevin.
08:56:43 <cb> long story, anyway I will be getting off the cam at around1615 my time and the cam will be open for who ever wants it
08:56:52 <vw> I am sorry to hear that cb. So much to worry about.
08:57:03 <Kevin L> Nice to have static cam to keep an eye for BHI (and Aurum).
08:57:07 <cb> i have the cam now
08:57:19 <vw> we can easily get the cam covered for the evening. Enjoy it while you can.
08:57:30 <vw> Thanks cb.
08:57:47 <vw> I will check back later to be sure we have coverage this evening.
08:59:00 <vw> and.... Congratulations to the Big Sky All-star Little League team who last night won their game. They are the only undefeated team left in the US series of the LLWS, and will play in the Championship game this weekend. Those of us in Billings and Montana are pretty proud of our home grown team!
08:59:18 <cb> public stream seems to be slow!!!!
08:59:37 <cb> saw that on FB!!
08:59:44 <cb> congrates llers
09:00:11 <Kevin L> I can check on the coverage also. Having to check chickens to make sure they are not fried.
09:00:30 <cb> OMG Kevin...are you roasted yet!!
09:01:30 <cb> breaking records and people..saw it on the news!
09:01:57 <Kevin L> It is really toasty. I thought we had escaped Summer this year. Oh well.
09:03:19 <cb> yep i was thinking the same and comes the heat
09:05:54 <vw - away> Fire Danger in YNP 'Very High' and Gallatin NF under red flag warning.
09:06:16 <vw - away> New fire discovered this morning at Heart Lake
09:06:27 <cb> G. saw that also on FB!!
09:07:04 <cb> lots of fires in MT right now...hope these storms don't add to that
09:07:45 <vw - away> Very dry here, and we have had lots of wind. Fire season got a late start, but its trying to catch up. :(
09:07:59 <cb> not good
09:08:42 <vw - away> Heart lake fire is not on yet.
09:09:17 <cb> Daisy 1508
09:09:33 <vw - away> :)
09:14:02 <cb> Plume 1513
09:18:32 <Kevin L> Aurum 1517
09:42:06 <cb> Lion 1540ie
09:42:17 <cb> that maybe ns
09:52:07 <Graham> hello
09:52:11 <Graham> MBS report out
09:52:24 <cb> hey Graham!
09:54:10 <Graham> hi there. having a good day?
09:54:32 <cb> ya. not bad...and u?
09:55:18 <Graham> rainy here and getting ready for more wind and rain this weekend
09:55:29 <Graham> i missed the aftershock last night tho, a 4.5
09:55:55 <cb> nice sized aftershaker
09:56:55 <Graham> i slept thru it but some ppl felt it here
10:01:13 <cb> here comes the "shadow"
10:04:18 <Graham> headed out, bbl
10:08:59 <cb> Pllume 1607
10:19:25 <vw - away> hi again.
10:19:46 <vw - away> Just reading MBS report and noticed data not on or
10:20:04 <vw - away> I will do that and hope Graham doesn't think I am stealing his show!
10:21:38 <cb> Hi vw
10:30:24 <cb> BHI 1629
10:30:50 <vw - away> cool!
10:31:16 <vw - away> just got done entering data from MBS report onto and Now I can enjoy the show for a few minutes!
10:31:32 <cb> Great!
10:31:54 <vw - away> not sure if Kevin or kc are away from their computers. Sending email in a sec...
10:33:52 <vw - away> that will wake a few people up.
10:34:17 <cb> think Kevin maybe working on a leaky pipe
10:35:24 <ynpvisitor32> Thunder boomer said to check my computer
10:35:30 <vw - away> If he has his phone in his pocket he should get the message
10:35:56 <ynpvisitor32> Now we'll see if Beehive or my power goes first
10:36:20 <CC> hi all
10:36:33 <vw - away> Hi CC!
10:37:07 <CC> BH got me back to the computer
10:37:10 <cb> my $ b on BH!
10:37:21 <cb> HI CC
10:37:22 <CC> thanks for the ping VW
10:37:28 <CC> hey cb
10:37:30 <vw> :)
10:40:37 <cb> every one must be a grand
10:40:45 <cb> Lion 1639
10:50:56 <cb> OF 1649
10:54:38 <cb> BH 1653
10:55:25 <vw> Nice
10:57:00 <ynpvisitor52> Got here just in time thanks to facebook.
10:57:40 <cb> good deal!
10:57:45 <cb> ty MB
10:58:01 <ynpvisitor52> yup, Thanks Mary Beth!
11:04:46 <cb> Plume 1703ie
11:07:36 <Kevin L> Just got back in from fixing water. Missed it by that much. ty vw.
11:08:24 <cb> yes you did..sorry Kevin
11:08:34 <vw> just trying to return the favor Kevin!
11:09:08 <cb> nice tall Sawmill!
11:09:22 <Kevin L> I think I am battling the freeze from last year. It damages pipes then the heat kills them.
11:10:09 <vw> If you let them go long enough, you can find them pretty easy: they imitate a geyser.
11:10:10 <cb> cams on preset...i have to go get mom from the senior center!
11:10:29 <cb> see ya all tomorrow
11:10:32 <vw> Bye cb. Take care.
11:10:56 <Kevin L> Will grab the cam cb.
11:12:08 <Kevin L> Nice clouds on VEC cam.
11:14:28 <vw> Nasty looking cell heading into West Yellowstone now.
11:18:20 <vw>
11:37:37 <Kevin L> Daisy 1736
11:55:47 <Kevin L> Lion 1754
12:00:46 <kc (working)> cyall tomorrow
12:01:00 <Kevin L> bye
12:01:17 <Kevin L> Turtban?
12:02:11 <Kevin L> Guessing not. Oblong?
12:25:48 <Graham> hi there ... wow looks quiet here
12:26:20 <Kevin L> Not watching the game?
12:27:03 <Graham> its on, just back from a nice dinner
12:27:12 <Graham> its Restaurant Week
12:27:50 <Kevin L> Specials on milk shakes?
12:29:32 <Kevin L> Just lost livescope
12:29:42 <Graham> me too
12:30:15 <Kevin L> OF 1829
12:30:18 <Graham> no but the fancy restaurants do decent meals for less expensive prices, still pricy with wine and tip
12:30:46 <Kevin L> Got it. In defense mode for OF spray
12:30:49 <Graham> nice livescope view
12:32:46 <Kevin L> I hate it when this happens.
12:50:46 <Graham> Merry Christmas everyone
12:51:15 <Kevin L> Same to you. Hasn't been the same since Hamilton left though.
12:51:36 <Kevin L> Grand 1850
13:05:15 <Kevin L> Lion 1903 ie
13:42:56 <Graham> zzzzzz
13:43:32 <Kevin L> The game or the geysers?
13:44:02 <Graham> both ... it is preseason after all
13:44:51 <Kevin L> True. Giantess has had a few interesting boils.
13:45:41 <Graham> boils don't count
13:46:03 <Kevin L> If they get REALLY big they do.
13:46:42 <Kevin L> Still bad wind direction for OF.
13:51:24 <Kevin L> Plume 1950
13:56:40 <Graham> see ya
13:56:52 <Kevin L> bye
14:04:39 <Kevin L> Daisy 2003
14:07:42 <Kevin L> OF 2006
14:09:53 <Kevin L> Looks like a short
14:25:40 <Kevin L> Lion 2024 ie
14:34:37 <Kevin L> Something which looks to be about the spot Aurum shows has been erupting for about 10 minutes. Not sure what it is.
14:59:57 <ynpvisitor18> creepy view on the ugb cam, I hope that is not fire-illumination on the left
15:02:50 <Kevin L> Think that is just the sunset.
15:03:19 <ynpvisitor18> wonder what your eruption was
15:04:07 <Kevin L> Not sure. It was right where Aurum would be. The only thing I can see on the map of the area is Teakettle and Vault.
15:06:23 <ynpvisitor18> I was mentally lining those up too.
15:07:04 <ynpvisitor18> Or whatever is across the path from those...
15:07:34 <Kevin L> Hopefully someone who knows more can look at it tomorrow.
16:09:22 <ynpvisitor82> Yippee, my power is back on
16:10:02 <ynpvisitor18> :)
16:10:06 <ynpvisitor82> We had a big thunder boomer directly overhead
16:10:33 <ynpvisitor82> I think a transformer was struck and part of Worland was without power
16:11:06 <ynpvisitor18> I was looking at radar, I think I saw that big blob going your way.
16:11:54 <ynpvisitor82> Of course I was doing laundry, dishes, etc.
16:11:56 <ynpvisitor53> HI kitt
16:12:06 <ynpvisitor82> Hello
16:12:21 <ynpvisitor53> cb here
16:12:34 <ynpvisitor82> I watched a partially frozen Beehive earlier
16:12:43 <ynpvisitor53> 'wooo hooooo on the power!
16:12:51 <ynpvisitor82> I hope the webcam behaves better tomorrow
16:13:10 <ynpvisitor53> it was purty!! !
16:13:32 <ynpvisitor53> ya i couldn't watcch the public steam either...kekpt stopping and freezing
16:14:07 <ynpvisitor53> I have been told to tell you that you need to get on FB!!!!!!!
16:14:25 <ynpvisitor18> what a good *)
16:14:42 <ynpvisitor82> It rained briefly, but now it is muggy outside
16:14:57 <ynpvisitor53> would love to see you in there!!!
16:15:01 <ynpvisitor82> I barely have time for regular computer
16:15:07 <ynpvisitor53> ughhhhh i hate muggy!!
16:15:18 <ynpvisitor18> good pics from everyone's trips- you really should
16:15:42 <ynpvisitor82> Yes, I am appreciating the central air that kicked back on
16:15:44 <ynpvisitor53> ok!! thats 2 of us....and there's only the 3 of us in here!!
16:16:00 <ynpvisitor18> you are outvoted.
16:16:03 <ynpvisitor53> oh i bet!! did ya have to get out the lanterns for light?
16:16:43 <ynpvisitor82> We have emergency flashlights that automatically come on
16:17:00 <ynpvisitor82> 2 of them light up the whole house
16:17:03 <ynpvisitor53> great..u r prepared!!
16:17:08 <ynpvisitor53> wow
16:17:31 <ynpvisitor53> we have a generator that we alternate between the coomputer and the freeazer
16:17:43 <ynpvisitor82> Bill wanted me to bring the battery jumper so that we could plug in the fan
16:17:44 <ynpvisitor53> opps...thar goes my spelling
16:18:11 <ynpvisitor18> that is prepared. I just take a nap when things go out.
16:18:24 <ynpvisitor53> horrible when its that hot and muggy...any fires your way?
16:18:32 <ynpvisitor82> I was thinking about running into the park for the weekend, but weather looks variable
16:19:13 <ynpvisitor82> There are fires in Yellowstone, near Dubois, near Cody, over on eastern half of Wy, etc.
16:19:31 <ynpvisitor53> ya..i have been following those...bad!!!
16:20:04 <ynpvisitor53> we will be in the park the first week of Oct.
16:20:05 <ynpvisitor82> Our weather reports give a temp, sunny, with PM smoke
16:20:15 <ynpvisitor53> for the Inn closing weekend
16:20:29 <ynpvisitor53> yuck
16:20:40 <ynpvisitor18> did you hear that someone sprayed a mouse with their bear spray in the Inn?
16:20:52 <ynpvisitor53> LOL no!!
16:21:00 <ynpvisitor53> a little overkill??
16:21:04 <ynpvisitor18> It's 3rd hand info to me, but a friend read it on Ynet.
16:21:12 <ynpvisitor18> Said they had to evac the wing!
16:21:27 <ynpvisitor53> holy s..t!!
16:22:23 <ynpvisitor82> So they like their mouse real peppery?
16:22:49 <ynpvisitor53> i guess!
16:22:56 <ynpvisitor18> Jim H also has a spray story lately too.. all on FB Kitt.
16:23:08 <ynpvisitor18> You are missing all the good tales.
16:24:02 <ynpvisitor82> Well back to finishing the laundry
16:24:24 <ynpvisitor18> Nite. I forgot I was still here until I heard you beep
16:24:25 <ynpvisitor53> glad you got power restored
16:24:32 <ynpvisitor53> and chatting w ya