Attack of the Bark Beetles

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Bark Beetles Infesting Ponderosa Pine on Prescott National Forest

Prescott, AZ, March 4, 2021 – Pine engraver beetles are actively infesting ponderosa pine trees across areas of the Prescott National Forest. Aerial detection surveys conducted by the US Forest Service in early February 2021 recorded a ten-fold increase in ponderosa pine mortality caused by these […]

By |2021-03-05T12:46:22-07:00March 5th, 2021|0 Comments

It’s a White Valentine’s Day

Walker received another 5 inches of snow last night.

After the 4 feet we got a few weeks ago, this is nothing.

It’s enough to make everything beautiful out there.

It’s going to be a sunny day today, so it will probably all melt by tomorrow.

Be careful driving around.

These photos are of a […]

By |2021-02-14T12:26:30-07:00February 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Pink Car Snow Today

Pink Car With Snow

Just because I could and I took the photo this morning, then again this afternoon, after another bunch of snow fell.

Here’s the Pink Car this morning, and then, this afternoon.

By |2021-01-25T18:32:13-07:00January 25th, 2021|0 Comments

Power Outage In Walker

https://outagemap.aps.com/outageviewer/

APS says:

Outage Information
estimated customers impacted:
474

estimated restoration time:
1/26/2021 4:00 am

date & time off:
1/25/2021 3:12 pm

cause:
Storm related conditions

comments:
We’ve received multiple reports of outages in this area caused by storm related conditions. Field personnel are being dispatched as soon as possible to assess the extent of the damage and

boundary:
Blue Jay Rd. and Big […]

By |2021-01-25T17:52:02-07:00January 25th, 2021|0 Comments

6 to 8 Inches Of Snow In Walker Last Night

We got 6 to 8 inches of snow last night. More in higher elevations.

There is supposed to be another foot at least coming tonight and continuing all day tomorrow.

Roads are plowed. The county takes good care of us here.

If you need your road plowed, you can call people on the “Walker Services” […]

By |2021-01-24T11:07:24-07:00January 24th, 2021|0 Comments

Prescribed Burns

That smoke you’re seeing is from a prescribed burn.

Everything’s OK. Don’t call 911. They know about it.

PRESCOTT, AZ, January 19, 2021 – Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to take advantage of predicted weather to burn piles located near Copper Basin, Spruce Mountain, Groom Creek, and areas along Walker Road starting […]

By |2021-01-23T10:29:56-07:00January 20th, 2021|0 Comments
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