How bad will the mud and dirt slides be after the fire season ends?

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    If it is proportionate to the fire season then catastrophe awaits.
     
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    Crown fires do more than damage the foliage above ground. Crown fires kill root systems down as far as a foot. So they literally clean out everything. I've seen root fires that last several years from fires like this.

    Its going to be a very ugly wet season.
     
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    With the biggest mess in California's recorded history and a place where class action lawsuits are common this could get epic.
     
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    Who do you sue concerning a sustained drought?
     
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    Correct.....drought has been occurring continuously out there since the beginning of time. That would be a whole lot of folks to sue!!:2up:
     
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    Those dinosaurs, driving hummers, are kind are hard to find...
     
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    The really worrisome question is whether dams, aqueducts, pipelines and freeways will be taken out.
     
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    Considering the states lack of money and infrastructure spending on these critical things over the last 20-30 years and the state of disrepair they are in, this is a very real worry.. They only have their democrat fools they elected to blame.. in other words, THEMSELVES to blame...
     
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    The weight shifts will also trigger quakes as China has proven with its dam building of the last 50 or so years and mudslides/avalanches will shift weight setting off a self dampening but frightening cycle for a while after the rains stop.
     
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    We will remain in a La Niña pattern for the foreseeable future. If this pattern persists into next year the drought will continue. Considering the history of mega droughts in that region lasting 30-60 years it could be a long time before major water hits the region.
     
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