Showing logs for date: 2018-07-23
03:47:43 <ynpvisitor31> Daisy
04:52:44 <Dave from B™> Good morning everyone!
04:54:06 <Dave from B™> Is it just me or did Cistern drain real fast this time around?
05:24:08 <ynpvisitor4> Lion?
05:24:38 <Dave from B™> yep
05:26:21 <Stephen G.> Morning Dave! Yes, I also think Cistern did seem to drain faster than it has been this active phase.
05:30:04 <ynpvisitor31> Grand
05:30:50 <ynpvisitor31> This scene would make a nice painting
05:31:57 <Dave from B™> Morning Stephen
05:32:24 <Stephen G.> I agree 31, it does look beautiful out there this morning.
05:39:41 <ynpvisitor31> 10min
05:40:10 <Stephen G.> Looking like it's going to be a 1B
05:41:11 <Dave from B™> Good morning Mike J
05:41:38 <Mike J> Morning Dave. Morning all
05:41:46 <Stephen G.> Morning Mike
05:42:22 <Dave from B™> Stephen, how far do you live from YNP? Are you planning another trip this year?
05:43:04 <ynpvisitor31> Now we wait for Beehive, Riverside and Daisy
05:43:19 <Mike J> What's the steam to the right of Grand?
05:43:48 <Dave from B™> I would think Grotto
05:44:14 <Mike J> Okay. Sounds right. Still getting my morning bearings.
05:44:28 <ynpvisitor31> JimS reported Artemsia at 0734
05:45:03 <Stephen G.> Dave, I live around 8 hours from YNP, in north central South Dakota. And yes! My dad and I are planning to be back in the park for a few days in early August :)
05:46:03 <Dave from B™> That's great. I know you caught SB on your last visit. Have you seen Giant this year?
05:51:50 <Stephen G.> I have not yet this year. I did see Giant the last time it was active it 2007, but not this year yet. I'll be hoping to catch one of the Big 3 on my trip. Will you be back in YNP this year Dave?
05:53:36 <Dave from B™> I'm hoping to do a Steamboat day trip on Sunday if it is ready to go. My overnight trips to YNP are done for this year but I will try and try again to catch Steamboat
05:55:22 <Stephen G.> I'd say that's a good reason to come back to the Park :). I'm really curious to see what it's intervals will be. Steamboat's last eruption did seem to finish up faster than it "usually" has this year.
05:57:20 <Dave from B™> Last 2 Steamboats have been different. It seems when SV is ready NV is not and vice versa
05:57:53 <ynpvisitor31> Riverside
05:59:26 <Stephen G.> They definitely have. It'll be curious if that pattern stays the same, or changes now that it's been out of the disturbance for awhile. I thought what Carol and Bill were posting about Steamboat's runoff channel changing color was interesting.
06:03:22 <Dave from B™> I expect a shorter interval this time around. I'll be curious to see how fast Cistern fills
06:05:59 <Stephen G.> I'll be hoping it is a shorter interval as well. If Steamboat pulls anything from a 10-14 day one again, I likely won't have a chance to see it during my trip. On Cistern, I think Bill said it appeared to have drained, and was boiling in the inner "tube" last night.
06:29:24 <ynpvisitor31> Daisy
06:40:17 <Kevin L™> Lion
06:42:48 <ynpvisitor31> Big Fluff
06:51:06 <ynpvisitor31> Hi Kevin, BH seems to be waiting for your shift.
06:53:17 <ynpvisitor999®> morning everyone
06:53:34 <ynpvisitor31> Hi 999
06:53:43 <Dave from B™> Hi, DG
06:53:44 <Stephen G.> Morning 999
06:54:09 <Kevin L™> BH does seem to be slow today.
06:54:27 <ynpvisitor999®> saving energy for Giantess
06:54:43 <Dave from B™> Morning Kevin...I didn't see you sneak in.
06:55:01 <Kevin L™> I was very quiet.
06:55:38 <Mike J> Kevin, too hot to do anything but move slowly and quietly
06:56:17 <Kevin L™> Right Mike. Going to be a bad week.
06:56:43 <Mike J> We've got a 115 to 117 coming up. How about you?
06:56:54 <Kevin L™> Same here.
06:57:44 <Dave from B™> At least nobody bumped you out the way today
06:58:08 <ynpvisitor999®> Joe, if you're here, the 0055 ns OF on July 20 ( did not occur at that time. Maybe confused with another eruption on a different day?
07:00:56 <ynpvisitor999®> BA
07:03:16 <ynpvisitor31> I see that DG, thats the third time GT has put my entry some where else I'll correct it
07:03:32 <ynpvisitor999®> Thanks :)
07:04:16 <ynpvisitor999®> nice splashing from Bee
07:05:41 <ynpvisitor31> That should have been on 7/23, i dont understand how it got to the 20th.
07:07:06 <ynpvisitor999®> likely an error in the app - might be useful to report it to the devs
07:11:44 <ynpvisitor999®> Indy
07:11:47 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:11:47 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:11:48 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:11:49 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:11:50 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:12:02 <sparekitty> !!!
07:13:16 <ynpvisitor31> SorryKevin, I could not hold back.
07:13:59 <ynpvisitor999®> morning Eric
07:14:04 <ynpvisitor999®> long time no see
07:14:12 <Dave from B™> Morning Eric
07:14:21 <ynpvisitor31> WB ERic
07:14:31 <Kevin L™> Gives me some time to sleep Joe
07:14:34 <Kevin L™> Hi Eric
07:14:39 <ynpvisitor31> :)
07:14:49 <ynpvisitor999®> LC
07:15:48 <Eric> Morning everyone :-D
07:15:59 <Stephen G.> Morning Eric
07:17:48 <Mike J> Never leave your phone in the room with the computer when you leave. You don't hear the dings or get the text. Came back in time
07:18:06 <Eric> hoping I can watch the cam a little more this week....between vacations and catching up on work I haven't been able to spend time here!
07:18:50 <Kevin L™> Work?
07:18:51 <ynpvisitor78> ahh, there is my Beehive :-)
07:19:12 <Betty> morning all
07:19:12 <ynpvisitor999®> afternoon Betty
07:19:16 <Eric> Hi Betty
07:19:16 <Stephen G.> Morning Betty
07:19:18 <Kevin L™> Hi Betty
07:19:25 <Betty> hi DG
07:19:27 <Kevin L™> You are back early
07:19:48 <Betty> yay, Eric is here again. How was holiday?
07:20:20 <Betty> hi Kevin L™ and Stephen G. :-)
07:20:34 <Betty> back early from work??
07:21:25 <Kevin L™> Oh, you haven't left yet.
07:21:38 <ynpvisitor999®> ugh... 95°F predicted for Friday - and I live near the coast
07:21:52 <Betty> to the festival? nope, later
07:21:55 <Dave from B™> Betty, are you done partying yet?:)
07:21:57 <Eric> I had a couple short holidays with the 4th and heading to the beach last week. They were nice and relaxing. Now starting to get ready for my next YNP trip :-D
07:22:09 <Kevin L™> That is going to be my low DG
07:22:23 <Stephen G.> Sounds fun! When are you heading back to YNP Eric?
07:22:32 <Betty> Hi Dave from B™, I did not start for today :-)
07:22:49 <Dave from B™> Now, I can rub it in...highs all week in the perfect 80-85 zone. Take that you desert dwellees!:D
07:23:27 <Kevin L™> Don't have to shovel heat out of the driveway. I'll still take the heat.
07:24:05 <ynpvisitor999®> at least rain and thunder is predicted for that day too, so it'll cool down... by 12°F and then instantly jumps up again to near 86°F for at least the next 7 days
07:24:57 <Eric> Mid August, around the 18th I believe Stephen.
07:25:42 <Stephen G.> Sounds good! I was hoping it'd be early August sometime; my dad and I are heading to YNP for a few days that first week of August.
07:26:25 <Eric> Ahh, bummer. You guys going to try and catch any specific geyser?
07:26:57 <ynpvisitor999®> :bee:
07:27:00 <Eric> BH
07:27:02 <Betty> BH
07:27:22 <Betty> woah, nice light
07:27:37 <Eric> run.....
07:27:46 <ynpvisitor999®> and out of frame
07:27:53 <Stephen G.> We're hoping to catch one of the Big 3, Steamboat would be the priority out of the three. But even if we miss them, it'll still be a fun trip :)
07:28:25 <Kevin L™> Bet there are good rainbows at the Plume benches.
07:28:46 <Eric> Always awesome to be in the basin :-D
07:30:00 <Betty> indy is done
07:30:22 <Betty> lasted long into this BH eruption
07:32:17 <Eric> Nice...well, have to run for a bit...have a good morning everyone.
07:32:46 <Betty> see ya Eric
07:32:49 <Kevin L™> You should have some time before the next one.
07:35:54 <ynpvisitor999®> looks like YNR is out of power
07:40:35 <Betty> LC ie
07:55:11 <ynpvisitor999®> Aurum
07:55:11 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:55:12 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:55:13 <ynpvisitor999®> .
07:55:31 <Kevin L™> Nice
07:55:33 <ynpvisitor999®> Lion
07:56:27 <ynpvisitor999®> that's a rather tall Lion if you ask me
07:56:42 <ynpvisitor999®> meanwhile, OF is doing nothing but steaming
07:58:47 <Stephen G.> There's OF
07:59:15 <sparekitty> worth the wait!
07:59:16 <Kevin L™> Glad Aurum went when it did.
07:59:46 <Stephen G.> Definitely! That was a nice OF
08:37:16 <ynpvisitor999®> looks like Cistern is refilling
08:37:43 <Kevin L™> Got your bags packed Dave?
08:38:06 <ynpvisitor999®> "... [water] up to the edge of the inner tube"
08:38:32 <ynpvisitor999®> SB itself is still quiet and gently steaming
08:38:49 <ynpvisitor999®> (all per cb's 0934 SB note)
08:39:45 <Dave from B™> Kevin, my bike is in getting repaired today:)
08:40:22 <Dave from B™> My wife leaves for a week starting Wednesday
08:40:24 <Kevin L™> You need to get one of those with electric assist.
08:40:46 <J. Meitnerium> A wife or a bike?
08:40:55 <ynpvisitor78> :)
08:41:02 <sparekitty> i have a trek e-bike. best thing ever
08:41:09 <Dave from B™> haha
08:49:09 <Dave from B™> Can I request a Sun SB at 1100 please?
08:49:46 <Kevin L™> You can request it - for what good that will do.
08:49:52 <ynpvisitor999®> SC
08:51:41 <ynpvisitor999®> if my 7d12h±24h still counts, I'd say it'll go on July 28 @ 1036±24h
08:51:48 <ynpvisitor999®> though don't take my word for it
08:53:06 <Stephen G.> Who knows, it could be a shorter interval for Steamboat if Cistern is already filling back up.
08:53:22 <Dave from B™> Becca has to work Sat night or this could be a 2 dayer
08:59:22 <Dave from B™> Maybe, I'll do back to back Day trips...flying solo on Sat
09:03:06 <ynpvisitor999®> Daisy
09:26:24 <Betty> festival time...bbl
09:26:39 <ynpvisitor999®> have fun, Betty
09:26:41 <Kevin L™> Bring me back a pretzel
09:26:52 <Stephen G.> Have fun Betty!
10:50:47 <BruceJ> Hi Folks - Happy Monday :p Hope y'all had a great weekend.
10:51:23 <BruceJ> Cistern drained fast, but let's see how it's recovery goes.
10:52:59 <Kevin L™> Hi Bruce
10:53:25 <BruceJ> Hi, Kevin - good weekend?
10:53:30 <Stephen G.> Hey Bruce; hope you had a great weekend as well! I see Cistern is refilling already, per Carol's note.
10:53:55 <Kevin L™> Not bad considering.
10:54:23 <Kevin L™> Did you see the incident with the UP 844?
10:54:30 <BruceJ> Yeah, Cistern is rising! I am hoping for a complete refill after about midnight tonight - that might be a nice omen for this coming weekend.
10:54:50 <BruceJ> Did not see the incident - should I google it?
10:55:27 <Kevin L™> There really isn't much info but a photographer was struck and killed by the train.
10:56:39 <BruceJ> Dang! Sorry to hear THAT! (not trying to be a jerk, but assuming he was a train fan, I think the guy should have known better - ?)
10:57:14 <Kevin L™> I do have to agree and BTW it was a woman!
10:59:13 <BruceJ> My weekend was much calmer. Went to see a special exhibit at the De Young Museum in San Fran - "The Cult of the Machine." Artworks devoted to the age of the machine, tech and industry. Much of it beautiful, much of it chilling. I had hoped for more works devoted to trains, but alas, only a couple. This was a beauty.
10:59:50 <Kevin L™> Sounds interesting.
11:00:57 <BruceJ>
11:01:33 <BruceJ> That painting by Sheeler was a winner.
11:02:25 <Kevin L™> That looks like a NYC Hudson
11:03:33 <BruceJ> That was my first impression too - with the distinctive drivers and especially since it originated in western Massachusetts.
11:03:37 <BruceJ>
11:04:00 <BruceJ> This last painting also hangs at the De Young - a longtime favorite fo mine.
11:04:15 <Kevin L™> An outstanding work in oil.
11:04:43 <BruceJ> Surprisingly, Old Town Sac still looks much the same today. Instantly recognizable.
11:04:49 <Kevin L™> The second one would make a great picture puzzle.
11:04:58 <BruceJ> :thumbsup:Yeah!
11:06:49 <BruceJ> FWIW, I hope to be at Steamboat early Friday AM, provided it has not already played.
11:07:06 <BruceJ> And that the system does what I hope it will.
11:07:30 <Kevin L™> I always liked the shows on how things are made. Some of the machines they had on it were incredible.
11:07:53 <Kevin L™> Friday would be good since Dave is talking about going Saturday.
11:08:33 <BruceJ> This spectacularly beautiful Cord Phaeton was also on display.
11:08:36 <BruceJ>
11:11:23 <ynpvisitor999®> Grand
11:11:24 <Kevin L™> OF &
11:11:28 <Kevin L™> Grand
11:13:04 <BruceJ> I am actually hoping for a Saturday midday eruption. I think if Cistern can fill and overflow by about midnight to 6 am tomorrow, we may be well-placed for such a timing - IF Steamboat is still behaving as it was prior to the disturbance.
11:13:54 <ynpvisitor61> "if" being the operative word :D
11:14:33 <Kevin L™> Well I wish you luck on it.
11:15:54 <BruceJ> Ah, Duality! IF indeed! :D
11:18:22 <ynpvisitor61> will you still go if Cistern fills slowly?
11:19:56 <BruceJ> If Cistern takes longer to fill, say another day, I may still check on it, but I might go to the Upper Basin for the day. At any rate, I intend to keep an eye on the system. You gonna be there, 61?
11:22:46 <Kevin L™> Looks like a 1b
11:26:00 <ynpvisitor999®> T1Q | 11m08s
11:34:32 <ynpvisitor999®> Daisy
12:56:23 <ynpvisitor999®> SC
13:09:32 <GO GIANT> no eruption yet?
13:09:50 <Kevin L™> Split cone.
13:09:54 <GO GIANT> not even a bathtub? gee
13:10:40 <Kevin L™> Not an active day.
13:11:02 <GO GIANT> hour difference in the Castle prediction ..... game on!
13:11:53 <Betty> still no pretzel, Kevin
13:12:03 <Betty> hi Graham
13:12:03 <Kevin L™> Darn!
13:12:41 <GO GIANT> pretzel? you have them for all of us except Kevin?
13:13:15 <Betty> shhhh....he does not need to know
13:24:03 <ynpvisitor81> Give Giant a couple more days.
13:27:21 <GO GIANT> why is there no current GF prediction when the eruption time has been entered?
13:28:45 <GO GIANT> over 13h interval, long one. maybe that scared GT
13:30:18 <Kevin L™> You have your NoDoz® Graham?
13:30:45 <GO GIANT> maybe Dome will start :)
13:36:01 <Dave from B™> Graham, how did you score last week when I gave you a list of what you could see that night?
13:40:51 <GO GIANT> i think i quit before the 4th OF, but we saw the hard one Aurum and the rest were easy and didnt overlap
13:41:04 <Betty> time for sleep, night all
13:41:19 <GO GIANT> you only want 1 geyser for Sunday ... hope it works out this time
13:41:26 <Kevin L™> Night Betty
13:41:40 <GO GIANT> night Betty, thanks for the pretzel
13:43:50 <Dave from B™> Let's see how things go the next couple of days
13:43:53 <Dave from B™> nite Betty
13:44:11 <GO GIANT> if it goes Sat you can blame becca
13:46:25 <ynpvisitor114> why blame Becca?
13:46:53 <GO GIANT> she is preventing Daves arrival Sat, she they cant arrive till Sunday
13:46:56 <ynpvisitor114> is she going Saturday?
13:47:25 <Kevin L™> She is earning college money
13:47:46 <Dave from B™> She is working Saturday
13:48:03 <GO GIANT> haha that would be a good one, go Sat to see it since we "know" it will go then
13:48:08 <Dave from B™> So, I could do solo day trip on Sat on with Becca on Sunday but that's a lot of driving
13:48:10 <ynpvisitor114> well i hope the geyser lines up for you this time
13:48:16 <GO GIANT> as dave is planning the Sun trip
13:48:34 <Kevin L™> Castle
13:48:42 <GO GIANT> you both deserve to see it .... good luck
13:49:00 <GO GIANT> GT prediction wins
13:49:26 <GO GIANT> maybe we can get kcmule to come up too
13:49:39 <ynpvisitor114> those predictions were far apart...
13:51:07 <GO GIANT> i know. the prior interval should have neem the long one post minor interval, but it wasnt
13:51:13 <GO GIANT> been
13:53:22 <Kevin L™> Minor?
13:54:09 <GO GIANT> still going
13:54:41 <Kevin L™> Steam is blocking it
13:54:44 <GO GIANT> not a good wind direction
13:55:03 <GO GIANT> you just want it to quit before my shift, i know
13:56:36 <GO GIANT> trying to get Daisy too?
13:56:58 <Kevin L™> Yep
14:00:38 <Kevin L™> There is Daisy
14:00:44 <GO GIANT> daisy
14:01:45 <GO GIANT> are you going to post them?
14:01:53 <ynpvisitor114> when is your shift?
14:02:07 <GO GIANT> now
14:02:28 <Kevin L™> I guess I could
14:03:35 <Dave from B™> ..
14:03:42 <GO GIANT> we have had 8" of rain in the last 3 days with about 6 more to come this week
14:04:00 <GO GIANT> lots of flooding
14:04:05 <Dave from B™> Yuck
14:04:33 <GO GIANT> dewpoints in the 70's, the air is thick with moisture
14:05:00 <Kevin L™> yuck
14:05:27 <GO GIANT> thats 4 years of rain for you Kevin in 3 days
14:05:47 <GO GIANT> lio
14:05:57 <Kevin L™> I saved Lion for you
14:06:04 <ynpvisitor999®> short interval
14:06:18 <GO GIANT> something to watch
14:08:17 <GO GIANT> BTW - Castle was a major
14:09:38 <Kevin L™> I was just updating that,
14:09:51 <Dave from B™> Graham, you might as well go autopilot and take a 2 hour walk
14:10:14 <GO GIANT> well just an hour to be back for Lion
14:10:22 <ynpvisitor114> but Lion...
14:10:35 <GO GIANT> but there will be long gaps tonight
14:11:03 <GO GIANT> i can take a nap like at Steamboat ... someone will yell if it erupts
14:11:35 <GO GIANT> there was a clear correlation between my nap attempts and good minors
14:15:32 <Dave from B™> Hey, Oblong is due:)
14:17:44 <GO GIANT> sounds like it was 1 and done
14:19:11 <GO GIANT> i see two reported on 18th and no more
14:19:13 <GO GIANT> OF
14:25:07 <Dave from B™> So, it erupted the day after the last Giant
14:25:34 <ynpvisitor114> I thought we would see more eruptions posted
14:26:14 <GO GIANT> hope it tries to get going again and succeeds
14:27:01 <ynpvisitor999®> I doubt we'll see Oblong frequently while Giant is active
14:27:38 <Dave from B™> Wasan't Oblong active during the 2007 Giant eruptive period?
14:28:17 <GO GIANT> its been active for years including the last periods, it was my spot when the cage got crowded
14:36:35 <ynpvisitor999®> we'll see what happens, because they're geysers :)
14:55:58 <ynpvisitor999®> I'm calling it a day. Have fun watching Lion
14:56:08 <GO GIANT> night DG
15:25:52 <Dave from B™> Lion
15:35:14 <Dave from B™> Time to get out of Dodge. Have a great evening everyone!
16:43:22 <ynpvisitor2> Looks liony
16:43:56 <ynpvisitor2> Kevin is probably missing Aurum.
17:06:47 <GO GIANT> SC
17:07:38 <GO GIANT> turban posted 1855
17:08:41 <GO GIANT> a major
17:08:49 <GO GIANT> where is DG?
17:18:04 <ynpvisitor110> Gran
17:18:33 <GO GIANT> it had to go while we are waiting for OF
17:18:47 <Kevin L™> 2 in a row. :P
17:27:28 <ynpvisitor110> 10min
17:38:04 <GO GIANT> finally OF
17:38:31 <Kevin L™> Interesting color on it.
17:41:10 <ynpvisitor83> Interesting note with Grand. Those pools that eventually drain are tough to watch
17:42:58 <ynpvisitor83> Also my cam view has a prism on the right hand side of screen right now
18:00:43 <GO GIANT> Lion
18:01:08 <ynpvisitor23> shiny lion
18:01:51 <ynpvisitor83> Nice light
18:01:55 <Kevin L™> Lion is such a nice geyser.
18:05:25 <GO GIANT> i am quitting now, enjoy NG
18:05:35 <GO GIANT> goodnight
18:05:50 <Kevin L™> Night
18:45:48 <ynpvisitor74> Cistern refill was fast, under 3 days. Wow!
19:02:08 <ynpvisitor21> Daisy
19:16:48 <ynpvisitor21> OF 2115
21:03:24 <Kevin L™> Pretty good light for a BH eruption. Too bad I have to sleep. :(