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Re: Ugly weather ahead for the PNW
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2010, 12:54:16 AM »
Oh goodie, I can hardly wait.... :-\ I am closer to the Cascades but right in the wind tunnel through the White River Valley...was pretty blustery Fri.  Will be an intersting couple of weeks for sure.  I'm just hoping we can make it through the next couple of months with no more snow..don't like it, nope nope nope!

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Re: Ugly weather ahead for the PNW
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2010, 11:26:12 AM »
we are getting east wind down the river also.  it's like living in a test tunnel  :-)
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Re: Ugly weather ahead for the PNW
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2010, 10:34:15 PM »
Had to go out yesterday and put 3 hives back together, they got blown over in the wind.  Bees were a bit proddy but had good clusters and stores evident in all 3 hives.  Last night we were supposed to have wind gusts to 75 mph, so I checked them again this morning, nice and sunny today, the bees from the blown over hives were still proddy but active, the other 2 hives were very busy, all were bringing in white pollen.  Must be hazelnuts as I see the neighbors bushes have catkins on them already.  Temps in the mid 50's.
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Re: Ugly weather ahead for the PNW
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2010, 03:15:19 AM »
Weather??  Do you know what weather is, Irwin ;)  My thermometer on the verandah read 45.5 C today.  That is 113.9F.

Maybe that means there are wild storms coming?   :thunder:

Or maybe another day of languishing and thinking about jobs and trying to cool the animals down.  Maybe tomorrow it will be like this outside   :drowning: 

One thing's for sure: next weekend is cricket weekend, when 217 cricket teams descend on the town at 67 pitches for 3 days before the Australia Day holiday, in varying states of sobriety, the largest cricket carnival in the southern hemisphere, and everyone knows it always rains on cricket weekend! 

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