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The Summer Microburst, September 3, 2017

Looking out from under the shade canopy. Note the umbrella in the air in the distance for some sense of the action and all the dark dots of palm tree debris even higher overhead and the bend in the trunk of … Continue reading

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100° Hike

Santa Ynez Valley viticulture as seen on drive to trailhead. It’s an ordinary summer day. It’s not one of those media hyped heat wave events, but it’s supposed to be hot out. Such forecasts don’t really apply to the backcountry, … Continue reading

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Refugio Beach Sunset and Moonrise, Santa Barbara County

Refugio State Beach, Gaviota Coast, Santa Barbara County, California Related Posts: Palm Trees at Dusk Backyard Sunset Silhouette Backside Rincon Point Sunset Matilija Sunset

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The Day Hell Hit Santa Barbara; Third Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded on Earth

“. . .and there lies Santa Barbara on its plain, with its amphitheatre of high hills and distant mountains. There is the old white Mission with its belfries, and there the town, with its one-story adobe houses, with here and … Continue reading

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Fall Lightning

An uncommon lightning show tonight from the roof top overlooking the city.

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