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HOW DOES THE LATEST ALERTS BOX WORK?
The Alert Box in the left hand menu is both an automated and manually controlled area where alerts of interest appear. See the descriptions below on what the alert icons mean.


The Earthquake Alert displays when a 4.0 or greater earthquake has occured in Southern California or a 3.0 or greater in the San Bernardino Mountains. You can click on this image in the ALERTS box to be taken to the details of the earthquake which triggered this alert. This is a fully automated system which updates every 10 minutes.


The Weather Alert displays when there has been a watch or warning issued by the National Weather Service out of San Diego. This alert is currently covering the San Bernardino Mountains only. You can click on this icon to be taken to the current watches and warnings from the National Weather Service. This is a fully automated system which updates every 10 minutes.


The Incident alert is currently triggered by Socalmountains.com staff and reporters. If you see this icon in the LATEST ALERTS box, you can click on it to be taken to detailed information on the current incident. Incident alerts can be major fires, major accidents, or anything else of significance occuring in Southern California.


The Scanner Alert means that there are an unusually high number of people listening to the live Big Bear Scanner. This usually means something big is going on. Clicking on this alert Icon will bring up the Big Bear Live Scanner in a new window. This is an automated alert updated every 10 minutes.


The Road Alert means that one of the major roads leading into the San Bernardino Mountains has been impacted by a closure, chain requirements, or other incident. Clicking on this alert icon takes you to the details of the situation. This is an automated alert updated every 10 minutes.


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The Snowmaking On Alert means that local ski resorts in Big Bear Lake, CA are currently making snow. This is an automated alert that updates every 10 minutes.

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Have a great day from all of us at SCM!

Benny ⭐
Aug 03 : 11:19pm
I heard the same up in mammoth, some people have no respect.

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Aug 03 : 10:18pm
USFS: #AppleFire, August 3, 2020 Evening Update
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moco
Aug 03 : 10:14pm
whatever happened to the local access cable channel 6? the morning show with noel blanc was always interesting.

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Aug 03 : 10:10pm
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Nature
Aug 03 : 09:30pm
At least they are making progress containing the fire. That’s good news.

Nature
Aug 03 : 09:28pm
Too many people pouring up here daily. I heard someone from Tahoe say that it was like the Fourth of July every day up there. Feels the same here. I like being home or in the office. Not on the Blvd.

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Aug 03 : 09:28pm
[INCIDENT UPDATE]
VEGETATION FIRE in CHERRY VALLEY
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AmpersandXVII
Aug 03 : 08:49pm
Nature, I was stuck in that slowdown coming from boulder bay today. I just needed cat food from Petco!

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[INCIDENT DISPATCH]
FU - UNKNOW /UNKNOWN TYPE FIRE IN SUGARLOAF - MORENO AVE SUGARLOAF
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Aug 03 : 08:18pm
USFS: Please do not fly drones over or near wildfires. Unauthorized drone flights pose serious risks to firefighter and public safety and the effectiveness of wildfire suppression operations.

Please help keep our firefighters safe.

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Aug 03 : 07:18pm
USFS: #AppleFire Video Update, Monday, August 3.
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Aug 03 : 07:17pm
[INCIDENT UPDATE]
SMOKE CHECK in BIG BEAR LAKE
Forest Service On Scene Reporting False Alarm - Was Smoke Exhaust From A Vehicle. CANCELLING RESPONSE. More Info: [Click Here]

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Aug 03 : 07:16pm
[INCIDENT DISPATCH]
SMOKE CHECK in BIG BEAR LAKE
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Aug 03 : 06:10pm
@CITYOFBBL: Expect delays on Lagunita Lane, Francis Way, Gibralter Road, Gibralter Landing, Sahuaro Way, Moonridge Rd. These roads are scheduled to be paved. Work hours Mon-Fri 7am to 5pm. Allow extra time for traveling and & “Be Work Zone Alert”


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