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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1344 times:

Have you been affected by the weather in California?

http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/02/22/california.storm.ap/index.html

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User currently offlineAerobalance From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 4683 posts, RR: 46
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1339 times:

Just stayed indoors all weekend. Got some much needed work done.

There was quite a bit of bad luck concerning some people and landslides, bad news.



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User currently offlineJetsGo From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 3086 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1333 times:

I live up in Sacramento and we had some funnel clouds form, even a tornado or two. I myself was not affected, nor was anyone really, but a few shopping centers were damaged. It was great seeing the news and cable warnings go into complete spaz mode over this "storm," at least up here in Nor-Cal. Hope everyone stays ok.


Chris



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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1321 times:

My best wishes to all Cals affected by mother nature.

Like Murphy's Law says: "Mother Nature is a bit*%"


User currently offlineMdsh00 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4130 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1310 times:

I haven't been affected personally but it's really a pain in the ass. It's been like this since Thursday. Driving around, I see a lot of the usually dry creeks, ravines, and rivers gushing with water. And I'm still pissed off about that damn thunderclap that woke me up Saturday morning!


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User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1305 times:

I'm only affected in that my dogs are bored and driving me nuts. Driving is kind of soggy these days, too, but it hasn't been that big a deal so far.

I hear part of Glendale has been sliding downhill, though. Yuck.


User currently offlineMdsh00 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4130 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1306 times:

Quoting Saxdiva (reply 5):
I hear part of Glendale has been sliding downhill, though. Yuck.


Oh, and a part of the 101 was completely flooded last night.

Picture from the SAC funnel cloud:


The 40 foot sinkhole in Tujunga:


[Edited 2005-02-22 21:23:47]


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User currently offlineTbar220 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7013 posts, RR: 26
Reply 7, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1295 times:

Well Socal is under a tornado watch until six p.m. tonight, hope nothing serious results from it.


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User currently offlineFutureUALpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1291 times:

My family says they're staying inside as much as possible to ride it out. Im kind of worried about my dad, hes a cop so he has to drive around in all the crap when he works.

Hopefully it'll pass soon.



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User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 41
Reply 9, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1293 times:

Oh yeah... that's the sinkhole that ate a roadway worker the night before last.

I heard about the 101 closure but I was able to avoid it. Seems the tunnel under LAX (Sepulveda Bl.) gets shut down pretty regularly when we get massive amounts of rain like this.

Also, we have, apparently, passed up the city of Seattle in total rainfall this season.  Insane


User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1274 times:

Any casualty?



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User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 41
Reply 11, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1270 times:

Well, the guy who fell into the sinkhole was killed. I think there's been six deaths so far.

I'd say we're lucky compared to those in the tsunami areas, but I guess that only makes sense if you're not a family member or friend of those six who have been lost.  Sad


User currently offlineAerobalance From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 4683 posts, RR: 46
Reply 12, posted (9 years 10 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1274 times:

I just got back from LAX and WOW, what a scene at 1-2:30pm. Arrivals and Departures to the East, swirling cumulonimbus with winds from 170@40kts - sustained! I was out at Dockweiler Beach deciding who was crazier, the pilots shooting those approaches or the surfers riding the storm induced waves. I couldn't get any pictures, it was raining that hard.


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