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12-19-2010, 09:54 PM
I like a little rain now and then, but I've had enough!!!

And there's no end in sight!!!!!

So how big is a cubit anyway?

Phillip Allen
12-19-2010, 09:57 PM
cubit (from memory) is from the tips of your fingers to your elbow...it varies

12-19-2010, 09:59 PM

Now let's see,

Dog whistle...check.
Butterfly net...check.
Bear trap...

12-19-2010, 11:05 PM
wrong season. Things will improve in about 3 weeks.

12-19-2010, 11:16 PM
But last week we were breaking heat records.

I want my sunshine.

12-19-2010, 11:47 PM
It sure is wet up here in Santa Cruz, windy too, gusts to fifty this morning. A little mud is sliding down here and there, no telling what kind of trouble if it keeps up for a week like they're saying.
The good news is it's not cold, 55-60

It should be a wake up call for the Yankees, they should see it about Christmas eve.

12-20-2010, 12:06 AM
It's nice there in Newport , 1.3" rain and 72 deg. out side :)

12-20-2010, 03:50 AM
hurtful hail and a sunny sunset

12-20-2010, 03:58 AM


In Central California, 4.8 inches of rain fell near Pismo Beach, 5.5 inches fell at Tehachapi, and 4.5 inches fell near Ojai. The snow level remained quite high -- 8,000 feet.


Today's Report
Updated 12pm on 12/19/2010

This storm is nothing short of amazing! Since Friday, the storm total is 7 feet to 9 1/2 feet of snow! Mammoth received 36-50 of snow in the last 24 hrs and is expecting a couple more feet of new snow today and tonight. This storm will put this month, December 2010, in the top 5 snowiest Decembers ever recorded since 1969. Take extra precautions if driving up to and around Mammoth as visibility is low. Snow base depth is 9.5ft-14ft with fresh powder, packed powder, and machine groomed conditions. The 12pm temp at Main Lodge is 29 degrees with 25 mph winds, at the top its 23 degrees with 62 mph winds.

12-20-2010, 12:29 PM
We're having a bit of a letup now, but it's only a tease. At least it hasn't been blowin' here, rain + wind is no fun at all.

"OK Dammit, who let the elephants loose again. And get that jackass out of my cabin!!!"

S.V. Airlie
12-20-2010, 01:29 PM
Buy a bag of trail mix, close your eyes, sit back in a good old fashioned rocking chair and you will be there.

12-20-2010, 03:48 PM
Pouring rain again!!

Leaks in the office roof!!!

How do you spell that? A...R...A...R...A...T? I can't find it on any of my nautical charts.

Vince Brennan
12-20-2010, 03:50 PM

How do you spell that? A...R...A...R...A...T? I can't find it on any of my nautical charts.

Wait about six - seven weeks or so....

S.V. Airlie
12-20-2010, 03:50 PM
Pouring rain again!!

Leaks in the office roof!!!

How do you spell that? A...R...A...R...A...T? I can't find it on any of my nautical charts.

I hear a paper table place mat with a chart on it works okay.

12-22-2010, 10:04 AM
Seven straight days of rain now. I'm dreaming of a DRY Christmas!

"Hey, we need more eucalyptus for those finicky koalas, and tell that damned bird; I don't care how good he is at finding land, if he craps on my car one more time, he's history!"

12-22-2010, 10:06 AM
Jerry Brown will save you. No worrys then.

12-22-2010, 11:16 AM
Laguna Beach has been closed by flooding, not the street, but the city. We just had about 3 minutes of uninterrupted lack of rain here. God it feels good!

"Rats! I hate rats! Go ahead and let them on. They'll just find their way aboard anyway."

12-22-2010, 02:12 PM
SchoonerRat this is nice weather :) If you don't like the storm here wait a few days and see what it does to the east coast :)

12-22-2010, 02:25 PM
At least it ain't snowing, and the temp is over 50. We're even experiencing a moment of sunshine.

"Oh crap, you know, in the light of day, this thing is starting to look like Raw Faith. I'll use a different NA next time!"