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Old 12-04-07, 10:38 AM   #1
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To our West Coast BF'ers

Hope everyone is safe and sound.
I was watching the weather channel this morning, and holy moly, that looks nasty up in Oregon and Washington. The said one place had a wind gust of 129 mph! Cripes, that'll blow you around.
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Old 12-04-07, 10:40 AM   #2
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According to weather.com for Bellevue, WA

From S at 14 mph
gusting to 21 mph

Nothing to worry about here at the moment.

Thanks though.
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Old 12-04-07, 10:42 AM   #3
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Nothing to worry about here at the moment.

Thanks though.
How was the commute today?

Picture from my commute home last night. While Bellevue and Redmond are mostly OK from the wind and flooding, Woodinville got slammed pretty hard.
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First off, are you in the Federal Witness Protection Program?

Seriously, nice pic (other than the focus thing). It looks like a REALLY tough commute!

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Old 12-04-07, 10:53 AM   #5
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Here is a slideshow of the flooding in Vernonia, about 18 miles from where I live. The National Guard is there now.

Vernonia, OR flooding
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How was the commute today?

Picture from my commute home last night. While Bellevue and Redmond are mostly OK from the wind and flooding, Woodinville got slammed pretty hard.
Didn't see anything like that over here. Of course....I'm all in the high ground area and you are down where our water washes to. What are you still doing down there anyway?
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I saw the weather reports last night too. Hope you are all safe & dry.
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Oh, Northwest. I was beginning to wonder if I'd ridden through a post-apocalyptic war zone and hadn't noticed.

Instead, it's raining in the northwest? No way!
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Instead, it's raining in the northwest? No way!
LOL.....don't do that when I'm right in the middle of a mouthful of coffee.
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First off, are you in the Federal Witness Protection Program?

Seriously, nice pic (other than the focus thing). It looks like a REALLY tough commute!

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It was a pic from my phone, and the rain on the lens blurred it all up.

My friend Matt has another theory though, since I am part Sasquatch: What if Sasquatch is just... blurry?
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Thanks for the concern, but it's supposed to be 80 degrees, sunny, and clear today. (i'm in LA)
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Thanks for the concern, but it's supposed to be 80 degrees, sunny, and clear today. (i'm in LA)
Then I'm concerned for your lungs...or is smog seasonal there?
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My friend Matt has another theory though, since I am part Sasquatch: What if Sasquatch is just... blurry?
You will want to test this with pix from several cameras. You may be a ...... BIG FOOT:



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Old 12-04-07, 01:40 PM   #14
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To those on the NW coast:

I just wanted to say good luck and that my thoughts and good energies are going out to you.

I didn't see this posted yet, so sorry if it's a repost.

If your internet is down, I guess you're not reading this... Heh.

Anywho, my thoughts are out to all of you.
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Flooding in the Northwest



The interstate is closed between Portland and Seattle, I'm glad I live up away from the rivers and creeks.

The coast has really been hammered, Bremerton Washington got 10.8 inches of rain.

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The coast has really been hammered, Bremerton Washington got 10.8 inches of rain.
pffft.....FL got that about 3 or 4 times every year in hurricane/storm season.
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What's up on the NE coast? I must have missed it.

Or did you mean the NW coast?
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It rains more in Houston too, but the highest rainfalls in the PNW aren't in the valleys or the cities, the highest rainfalls are in the coastal mountains and the western Cascades.

Is there anyplace in Florida that can claim more than 180 inches of rain per year?




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Oh, yeah

Damn me and my turned around ways!

Mod, can you change that?!

EDIT: Or was it because "E" and "W" are next to eachother...
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Thanks SingingSabre. It's nice to see someone besides me do that once in awhile.
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You're welcome. I understand. Schadenfreude and all....
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So what is/was this all about?
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Flooding. http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=367870
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Oh. Whoa.
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Then I'm concerned for your lungs...or is smog seasonal there?
Alas, smog is not seasonal... Except when it rains. You'll get afew exceptionally clear days after a good rainstorm. Then back to the brown/orange sky.
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