How's the Weather?

Fire, Typhoon, Hurricane, Volcano, Monsoon…the thread to discuss Nature’s Wrath.

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I just heard one of those emergency alert things on the radio, that interrupts the normal programming and then somebody tells you about something awful happening.

It’s a tornado. Like an on-the-ground fucking-shit-up tornado.

It’s in Clackamas County, Oregon, just south of Portland.

The report was read over the radio by a nice robot person with a very soothing voice.


This will also affect Oregon:

SATURDAY: Rain before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm
   after noon.  Temperature falling to around 53 by 5pm. Windy, with a
   southeast wind 18 to 23 mph becoming south southwest 25 to 30 mph
   in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of
   precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and
   half of an inch possible.
SUNDAY: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. South southwest wind
   around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation
   is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an
   inch possible.

Roomie started a fire. In the apartment. Triggering evacuation.
It was 2c outside.


OMG five years later :confused:

Anyway it’s 84°F and 26% relative humidity here

According to the calculator thing that’s a “wet bulb” temperature of 62°F

Wet Bulb Calculator

I wish meteorologists would forecast and publish the wet bulb temperatures—that’s what really gets us if it’s too high


The pollen count has been atmospheric.
Ha, ha.

I shouldn’t joke. It’s nothing to sneeze at.


Sounds like Dusty Springfield to me.

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It’s been raining a lot here and supposed to rain all week. But it’s also staying above freezing, so at least there’s that. April showers and all, if they don’t drown all the flowers.


If we are the sort of people who observe Beltane at the second full moon after the spring equinox … that is tonight on the U.S. West Coast

Friday night most other places

No pretty moons for us though, it’s raining here :cloud_with_rain:


Cloudy in Warren, MI, but the nearly-full moon is visible between the clouds. It’s really nice out too, nice & temperate with a light wind.

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