Showing logs for date: 2016-01-20
06:08:11 <ynpvisitor85> I see Snow
06:10:32 <ynpvisitor85> I see Snow Generators.
06:12:16 <ynpvisitor85> Just think, the coyote could live in San Diego and get to eat fat lap dogs.
06:12:28 <ynpvisitor85> Poor coyote!
06:14:52 <ynpvisitor85> Humane Society of the USA should do something about it. Would make a good comercial with that coko girl.
12:28:40 <vw> Good morning.
12:29:02 <vw> Heavy duty flashlight being used on occasion down basin. Graham OTJ?
12:30:00 <vw> Too dark to see much on the stream.
12:30:24 <vw> Thanks to Graham and lc though we have some idea of when some eruptions will occur. So nice!!!!
12:32:11 <vw> Graham in for some snow today: 3-6 inches predicted. Might make our viewing somewhat problematic.
12:38:17 <vw> Just checked the winter advisory for YNP. It says southern portions of the Park may get up to 10 inches. Lesser amounts further north with "only" up to 4 inches in the Mammoth area.
12:57:53 <vw> Graham's laser light show down basin. Suppose he is signalling something is erupting?
12:58:14 <vw> Grand. Very cool!
12:58:55 <ynpvisitor27> Graham looks like he is having fun this morning!
12:59:40 <Dave from B> Morning vw
13:00:16 <vw> Hi Dave!
13:00:24 <vw> Is this cool or what?!?!?!?!?!
13:01:39 <Dave from B> Very cool. Don't see this very often!
13:02:06 <Dave from B> You can even see Graham's flashlight beam
13:02:34 <ynpvisitor95> Nice Grand lighted...thanks Graham!
13:03:22 <vw> This would be a really great eruption to have multiple bursts.
13:05:48 <vw> Usually I hate it when Grand erupts just before it is light enough in the basin to see.....
13:06:00 <vw> Maybe BH will cooperate tomorrow? :)
13:08:19 <Dave from B> I almost wish it would still be darker
13:08:34 <vw> :)
13:09:29 <Dave from B> I hope we get a 830-1030 BH this morning before visibility goes.
13:09:30 <vw> THAT was seriously great.
13:09:42 <Dave from B> Definitely a top 5 highlight on the cam.
13:09:56 <Dave from B> Be sure to pass along thanks to Graham
13:10:59 <vw> G should get an endorsement from the flashlight company for that display.
13:11:14 <vw> Will do Dave.
13:12:15 <vw> If/when Dave M posts video of that Grand eruption to YouTube, would someone please post a link on this page please?
13:16:55 <vw> Hi Jimbo.
13:26:35 <Dave from B> Morning Jenna, Jimbo
13:27:27 <Jenna> morning Dave
13:45:29 <Dave from B> Morning Graham
13:45:32 <Graham> Morning, breakfast time
13:45:36 <Dave from B> Thank you so much for the light show.
13:46:00 <Graham> Yw. Posted a pic on fb
13:46:16 <Graham> View was good from my side too
13:46:48 <Graham> Some snowdrifts out b there
13:47:09 <Graham> Kept my 1.0 burst average intact
13:47:17 <Dave from B> Where you headed after eating?
13:48:07 <Graham> The hill fore dome and bh
13:48:23 <Graham> Caught aurum on my walk up the bike path
13:48:39 <Graham> No Penta overnight, Sawmill is snowed in
13:50:06 <Dave from B> Good luck with BH
13:50:41 <Graham> Thanks, I figure BHI now I have a plate of food
13:51:40 <Graham> Ftn was awesome yesterday too, sun out and wing in good direction
13:52:42 <Graham> Didn't need the 3 hours tho as it was ie when we pulled in
13:52:51 <Graham> Morning vw
13:52:56 <vw> hi Graham! Grand display awesome. Thx!
13:53:27 <Graham> Was a nice view thru the snow, not muchvsteam
13:54:27 <vw> having trouble again with computer. I hate IE..... Will grab control again in a bit. for now chat only on tablet. :P
13:56:02 <Dave from B> Wnhat else did you do in Fountain area?
14:00:43 <vw> Oblong 0759 ie.?
14:04:32 <vw> For all: storms likely to move in from SSW, so don't be fooled by that clear sky we can see
14:15:43 <vw> Need more caffeine. brb.
14:21:24 <Graham> Watched a lot of jets. Clep didn't pause and sfp didn't erupt. Nice ice encrusted trees by leather pool
14:23:03 <Graham> Headed out soon
14:23:06 <Graham> Bye
14:23:13 <joe thermop> Graham, who is your provider, you seem to be able to post easily
14:24:13 <Dave from B> Joe, I believe Graham has Verizon
14:24:28 <joe thermop> Thanks Dave
14:24:55 <vw> Kevin, if you are here could you please pm me?
14:25:42 <Dave from B> Jenna, I know you were complaining about lack of need to rethink that move to Montana!
14:26:03 <Dave from B> Or Jackson Hole...4.5' in 5 days
14:27:49 <Jenna> obiously I should! we got a pathetic dusting that is just annoying, nothing worthwhile
14:28:06 <vw> Wow. I had not heard that Dave. El Nino is throwing that from the CA area.
14:28:13 <Jenna> although 4.5' seems a little more than I was thinking
14:28:39 <canyonkid> I just came in from shoveling 4 inches new since 5 am
14:28:52 <Jimbo prime> Puffs from Dome
14:28:55 <vw> Dome 0828, ie
14:29:25 <Jenna> 4" is ok
14:29:56 <canyonkid> 34 inches on the ground one more foot and i let the kids jump off the roof
14:30:14 <Dave from B> Morning canyonkid
14:30:24 <Jenna> we haven't had that kind of snow since I was a kid
14:30:30 <Dave from B> What stae do you live in?
14:30:49 <vw> Hi canyonkid.
14:31:38 <canyonkid> i live in Utah. Easst of salt lake. Looks like rain in salt lake but snowing hard in the mountains
14:32:58 <Dave from B> ok. that makes sense
14:34:04 <canyonkid> I am far enough away from the city that i can enjoy life, but still can commute every day
14:34:36 <Dave from B> That's a steep hill you travel every day
14:36:13 <canyonkid> No its not bad. Better than living in the city. Dont think i could live in a city dont care for civilization.
14:38:21 <vw> Hi Kevin.
14:38:46 <Kevin L> Morning.
14:39:16 <Kevin L> Is that sun I see up there?
14:40:37 <vw> yeap!
14:41:17 <Dave from B> Morning Kevin
14:42:49 <Dave from B> OF 0842ie
14:42:49 <vw> OF 0842
14:42:58 <Dave from B> Everyone ready for BHI?
14:44:03 <Kevin L> How did Becca do last night?
14:45:31 <Dave from B> They won by 20
14:45:44 <Dave from B> Next game at Butte on Saturday
14:45:45 <Kevin L> Nice.
14:45:56 <Dave from B> Only team to beat the JV team thus far is vw's school.
14:47:21 <vw> well..... former school. it's been decades Dave.
14:47:52 <Dave from B> one needs to know!:)
14:48:37 <vw> it's been decades since hs for some of my kids!
14:50:00 <Kevin L> I can relate. They keep talking about my High School being one of the oldest in the valley. It is the 3rd building they have used. It was brand new in my senior year!
14:50:28 <vw> :D
14:56:01 <Kevin L> What is really funny is both my wife and I graduated there (same year) and now show works there!
14:56:45 <Kevin L> Show? she. What a davespell!
14:59:01 <Dave from B> Morning prediction guru!
14:59:53 <Kevin L> He should sign on as visitor 86.
15:00:24 <vw> Dome 0859
15:00:45 <vw> Hi Jake.
15:05:50 <Jake> hello all
15:13:50 <vw> Hi Art.
15:14:09 <Art H (Work)> Morning all
15:15:30 <Jake> trickier prediction order today, lots of missing information
15:15:42 <Jake> Castle maybe ie? steam drifiting in from left
15:18:52 <vw> Nothing yet, but will try to keep Castle in view.
15:19:40 <Jake> only has a chance to erupt if it minored overnight, but it gets splashy sometimes post-major too
15:21:13 <vw> Graham was out early so we know it hasn't't done anything in the last 3 or so hours.
15:24:25 <Jake> I'd expect a comment on Castle from him if it had a minor so it's probably hours away still...however, there's nothing else going on so it's a nice view!
15:25:37 <vw> BH bubbler note on gt
15:26:58 <vw> I agree Jake: nice view. Hope it lasts for a while.
15:27:42 <vw> It is always nice when the sun is shining in the basin.
15:27:58 <vw> as it slips away....
15:28:17 <vw> :P
15:31:56 <vw> Steam in Grotto area.
15:37:05 <vw> Dome 0936 ie.
15:39:18 <vw> We have been seeing some nice displays from Dome. Now if it would truly be a Giantess predictor...
15:44:41 <Jimbo prime> I thought Dome had to be quiet for Giantess to have a chance to erupt.
15:47:17 <Jake> there's evidence both ways, which might mean no connection at all!
15:47:56 <vw> Some feel an active Dome period may precede Giantess. We have seen lots of Dome activity though when Giantess has been quiet.
15:48:53 <Jake> Giantess has likely changed because the last interval was its longest in recorded history at over 2 years
15:48:54 <vw> I will always look for hints of possible Giantess eruptions.
15:49:28 <vw> We are nearing that again now.
15:49:38 <Jake> in 10 days it will be another 2 year+ interval
15:49:48 <Dave from B> Giantess is due and it seems to like the winter
15:52:57 <Kevin L> And dental appointments.
15:55:31 <vw> So Kevin, are you saying next Tuesday at 1001 would be a good time to expect it?
15:58:40 <Kevin L> Well that is an appointment for my Dad's eyes, but it could also work. I do have a dental appointment on Wednesday however....
15:59:35 <vw> did everybody get those dates???
16:00:56 <Dave from B> haha
16:01:02 <Dave from B> Morning Eric
16:01:20 <Dave from B> and Mario and Art
16:01:37 <vw> Hi Eric.
16:02:01 <vw> oops. I missed Mario. Hi Mario.
16:02:16 <Eric> Morning Dave, vw, Kevin, Jake, Mario and Art :-)
16:02:22 <Kevin L> Hi
16:02:30 <Eric> and jim and joe....
16:02:33 <Eric> wowza
16:02:54 <vw> Daisy 1002
16:03:56 <vw> entered as ie on gt.
16:04:25 <vw> looks like I missed start.
16:05:50 <vw> time for me to head out. hope everybody has a wonderful day.
16:05:56 <vw> ttfn.
16:06:06 <Kevin L> bye
16:06:38 <joe thermop> I have to go, enjoy BH and Giantess, let me know how it was!
16:15:11 <Jake> Riverside 1015 ns
16:15:36 <Jake> ok, maybe not ns
16:38:27 <ynpvisitor58> I see Graham was up early, he must have skipped breakfast
16:44:45 <Dave from B> He ate breakfast after Grand
16:45:08 <Jake> he eats eruptions for breakfast
16:45:12 <ynpvisitor58> oh good, I thought he went over to Dome
16:45:18 <Dave from B> Now that my BH window has is time.
16:45:51 <Dave from B> He is on the hill now
16:45:57 <ynpvisitor58> hopefully BH will not wait until it is time for Grand again
17:06:45 <ynpvisitor79> BHI
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17:07:05 <kc (working)> ding. do we need txt
17:07:39 <kc (working)> sending
17:07:41 <ynpvisitor79> sent
17:07:54 <kc (working)> crap
17:08:00 <Dave from B> Thanks 79
17:08:10 <Dave from B> and kc
17:09:21 <Jake> where'd the sunshine go?
17:09:43 <Kevin L> Down here!
17:10:03 <Jake> I hope Graham gets his false indicator that he loves so much
17:10:15 <Dave from B> Lion looks ready as well
17:18:23 <Kitt> Yeah, I made it home in time for Bee
17:18:30 <Dave from B> Hello to SteveO, Kitt, Biddle, hp
17:19:03 <Dave from B> Make sure you all watch Graham's light show from earlier Grand. It was a LOT of fun.
17:19:08 <Kitt> hurried home for an early lunch
17:20:18 <Kitt> I am voting for a 200 foot Beehive
17:20:38 <SteveO> Howdy Dave & Kitt, just gt back from walking the Beagle pack.
17:21:20 <Kitt> I take it that the sun is out?
17:21:36 <Kitt> Boom
17:21:53 <Kitt> Climb Bee, climb
17:23:52 <Kitt> very nice
17:26:14 <Biddle> nice show, need to leave now. Bye all!
17:26:15 <Kitt> How much snow do you have on your streets Dave?
17:26:44 <Dave from B> They were clear until last night. About 1/8 of an inch this morning
17:27:24 <Kitt> not bad, we still have snow on our streets from before Thanksgiving
17:27:44 <ynpvisitor79> Graham waved
17:27:51 <Kitt> although some of them are clearing up a bit
17:28:24 <Dave from B> Yes, ours was stuck on our streets for a long time. Monday and Tuesday helped with temps in 40's.
17:28:29 <Kitt> guess it is time for lunch
17:28:46 <Kitt> bbl
17:29:02 <Kitt> thanks for the bhi text
17:29:07 <Kitt> appreciated it
17:31:42 <ynpvisitor86> wonder if Graham will be at Lion or Grand now
17:31:53 <vw> He is heading to Grand.
17:56:05 <Dave from B> I will save everyone from a Grand prediction today.
17:56:42 <kc (working)> castle ie gt
18:04:07 <Kevin L> Turban was 1148ie
18:14:27 <ynpvisitor86> time for Grand
18:14:56 <ynpvisitor86> or not, guess I am an hour early for that request
18:15:33 <ynpvisitor79> yes you are -- though you are only about 30 minutes too early
18:15:34 <Kevin L> Missed it by that much!
18:16:14 <ynpvisitor1> Thanks chief
18:16:58 <Dave from B> haha
18:21:32 <Eric> Betty on vacation?
18:21:52 <Kevin L> She is in Austria
18:21:56 <Eric> or tired of us :-(
18:22:08 <Eric> ahh, nice...swooshing down the slopes I assume
18:22:15 <Kevin L> Yep
18:42:48 <Art H (Work)> Daisy?
18:43:14 <ynpvisitor86> don't see Daisy
18:48:54 <Art H (Work)> Sorry must have been steam blowing across due to wind
18:52:22 <Art H (Work)> Thanks 86
18:56:49 <ynpvisitor86> must have been Castle drift
19:05:08 <Jimbo prime> nice catch on the Lion start
19:05:25 <Dave from B> Love Lion starts!
19:05:56 <ynpvisitor86> that was a fun one
19:09:53 <ynpvisitor86> Grand could be happening too
19:10:28 <ynpvisitor67> Graham at Grand now.
19:10:33 <ynpvisitor79> :(
19:10:44 <ynpvisitor86> yep, he has been posting Churns
19:11:38 <ynpvisitor86> I hope this is his 2 burst day!!
19:12:12 <ynpvisitor86> Grand will most likely wait for OF as that is what Grand does....
19:13:03 <ynpvisitor67> Daisy too.
19:13:09 <Dave from B> GRAND
19:15:11 <ynpvisitor67> good wind direction, away from benches.
19:16:22 <Jimbo prime> Strong enough to blow the steam off the water
19:17:14 <Art H (Work)> Good thing it's not super cold either with the wind
19:19:24 <Art H (Work)> It was in the single digits here yesterday with gusty winds, not a fun day to go outside
19:22:34 <ynpvisitor86> yeah, his 2nd burst!!
19:22:49 <Mario> :)
19:23:07 <kc (working)> aurum
19:23:42 <Jake> nice catch
19:24:29 <kc (working)> thx
19:36:09 <ynpvisitor86> Daisy ie
19:36:21 <ynpvisitor86> too bad Aurum went before Graham got over there
19:39:47 <kc (working)> churn ie
20:21:07 <ynpvisitor86> time for Lion
20:23:23 <Jimbo prime> Great call
20:24:18 <ynpvisitor86> hope it does a nice long series for Graham
20:24:42 <ynpvisitor86> who I do not see, maybe he is down basin
20:25:04 <Jimbo prime> I don't think Lion has been photographed as much as it deserves
20:26:06 <ynpvisitor86> I have seen some pretty nice photos of it through the years
20:26:41 <Jimbo prime> I'm sure there are good ones, but it doesn't get the publicity of the big guys and gals
20:27:55 <ynpvisitor86> it is nice in that it can do a long series, so entertains for hours
20:38:03 <ynpvisitor86> Davespeak has Biddle right from the start today!!
20:39:25 <Biddle> it had me before i had met Dave
20:39:46 <ynpvisitor86> ha
20:54:38 <Biddle> looks like th BH bubblers are back
21:11:46 <ynpvisitor86> OF
21:11:51 <Biddle> OF
21:12:03 <ynpvisitor86> nice contrast
21:12:16 <ynpvisitor86> rainbow
21:12:32 <ynpvisitor86> did not go very tall though
21:12:41 <Biddle> Wow, steam all the way to teapot
21:18:35 <ynpvisitor86> no long or short on the GT post
21:19:20 <ynpvisitor86> maybe Graham is at Riverside
21:27:42 <ynpvisitor86> Lion
21:37:05 <Ryan> There has been about 1.1in of snow deposited here in Morgantown since roughly 2pm.
21:37:35 <Ryan> Traffic is at a standstill, schools let out early and classes this evening cancelled. And for good reason, our infrastructure is terrible and cant handle this.
21:37:56 <Ryan> Last week we have a similar event where elementary kids got home at 9pm.
21:37:59 <Dave from B> Hi, Ryan.
21:38:18 <Ryan> On the other hand.... its an inch of snow :)
21:38:18 <Dave from B> Cities have a tough time with snow
21:38:23 <Ryan> Hi DfB
21:38:24 <Biddle> Wow, in utah they take a foot and a half before all that happens
21:38:45 <Ryan> Yeah - we are supposed to get nearly 2ft on Friday and Saturday
21:39:05 <Ryan> Our problem is that we have heavy traffic, and steep hills. Snow plows cant get through the traffic and cars just compact the snow into ice.
21:39:26 <Ryan> And we have 30,000 students from across the world who dont know how to drive in the snow.
21:39:44 <Biddle> Haha!
21:41:06 <ynpvisitor86> hopefully all 30,000 students are not driving
21:41:40 <Ryan> I think the downtown campus gets between 40,000 and 50,000 cars during an average school day.
21:41:44 <Ryan> Oblong
21:42:08 <Ryan> Yes - looked up my research from a paper last year. 46,700 on average.
21:42:48 <Dave from B> Oblong?
21:42:57 <Biddle> yup
21:44:45 <Ryan> 1541ns
21:45:00 <Ryan> actually that was one spot on one road that got that
21:45:28 <Dave from B> You guys heard of sand, salt, deicer in PA?
21:45:44 <Dave from B> How about snow plow?:):D
21:46:04 <Dave from B> oops that is bad
21:47:23 <Ryan> thats the problem. there is so much gridlock in this city that the plows cant move.
21:47:54 <ynpvisitor86> well DC figures it out when necessary, I am sure they will there too
21:47:54 <Dave from B> H
21:48:04 <Dave from B> How many people live in Morgantown?
21:50:03 <Ryan> In the summer <10,000. Winter is something over 60,000 I think
21:53:34 <ynpvisitor57> hi
21:53:44 <Biddle> Hello
21:53:54 <ynpvisitor57> m
21:54:09 <ynpvisitor57> n
21:54:21 <Biddle> opq?
21:56:11 <Ryan> I played games for a bit - now to type trip report
22:04:36 <Dave from B> wow...that's the definition of a college town.
22:05:16 <Dave from B> Time for me to head home. Have a great evening everyone!
22:36:27 <Ryan> Lion
22:36:31 <Ryan> did something?
22:36:41 <Ryan> Looks like its in steam phaser
22:36:51 <Ryan> Lion 1636 post initial.
22:37:05 <ynpvisitor79> no -- it was just steam
22:38:05 <Ryan> It didnt erupt?
22:38:20 <lt> no, just puffed
22:38:29 <ynpvisitor79> it was just a roar. no eruption
22:38:55 <Ryan> Oh ok - Been quiet on here. Thought it erupted and no one saw.
22:39:43 <Kevin L> It was trying to shoot a Romulian.
22:40:09 <lt> it last went 1527 from my log
22:48:00 <lt> OF ie
22:48:02 <Kevin L> OF
23:11:10 <Biddle> Sprinkler is ie too
23:24:30 <ynpvisitor88> Miniature bison.
23:40:01 <Kevin L> Still looking pretty healthy
23:40:26 <ynpvisitor89> is Lion all done?
23:40:54 <ynpvisitor89> it is only January, and there has not been an ice layer they could not forage through yet
23:41:16 <ynpvisitor89> they are taking 1000, or thereabouts, to slaughter
23:41:46 <ynpvisitor89> these ones in the interior should be safe
23:52:12 <Kevin L> Less than 2 months until daylight savings time
00:06:29 <Biddle> is that castle?
00:13:22 <Graham> Not castle. Predict is 0230
00:13:25 <Graham> Hello
00:13:52 <Graham> Good day, first 2b grand and bh. Nice Oblong too
00:13:54 <ynpvisitor49> going to watch Grand # 3 on the cam?
00:14:34 <Graham> Only distant view of aurum today
00:14:39 <ynpvisitor49> you'll be at dinner most likely
00:15:04 <Graham> I could do that, decided on dinner, tired after long Day
00:15:53 <Graham> Don't want to be there for the 8h interval at night
00:16:40 <Graham> BH was nicely backlit, grand had sun too although it was fuzzy some of the time
00:19:37 <Graham> Off to shower and eat, bye
00:26:43 <ynpvisitor49> should be good viewing for Grand
01:40:32 <ynpvisitor49> There's Grand
01:51:18 <ynpvisitor49> 2nd
01:56:15 <ynpvisitor49> OF
02:01:41 <Biddle> bye
03:34:25 <ynpvisitor76> OF
03:43:25 <ynpvisitor50> Woho, I am safe for over an hour!
03:59:19 <ynpvisitor64> Unless it was a short.
04:15:06 <ynpvisitor50> Too bad the coyote showed up when when indy started today. We never did get to see it do tricks for food.
04:22:22 <ynpvisitor50> Speek of the devil
04:23:22 <ynpvisitor50> Never seen one set down like that
04:23:43 <ynpvisitor50> 2
04:24:46 <ynpvisitor50> Graham must be out
04:25:33 <ynpvisitor50> 3?
04:27:58 <ynpvisitor64> I think he was Setting something down!
04:29:54 <ynpvisitor50> They must be waiting for a pizza order to be delivered
04:44:46 <ynpvisitor64> They need that Xanterra food truck!
04:56:01 <ynpvisitor50> Got to go. The dancing cayote's were nice.
05:05:59 <ynpvisitor69> night visitors --
05:06:43 <ynpvisitor69> the video shows the three coyotes that have been visiting the Old Faithful benches most nights.