Strong wind = stay indoor

I did not go out today because the wind was way too strong! I did want to go outside at one point in the afternoon, but the rain started to pour as soon as I was getting ready.

Tonight, my parents and I went to a restaurant for hot-pots. As we were heading home, we saw a road sign and its street pole bend to the ground. That's how strong the wind was today.

That's all. Thought it is worth writing about it today.

Enjoy the nice long weekend, everyone, and stay safe!

Edit - Wind Warning from http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/ at 8:23 PM PDT Friday 02 April 2010:

"Winds southwest gusting to 90 km/h over Vancouver Island..Southern Gulf Islands..Sunshine Coast..Metro Vancouver and the southern sections of Howe Sound will ease near midnight.

Winds will rise to southwest gusting to 90 km/h over Fraser Valley - west including Abbotsford this evening.

This is a warning that potentially damaging winds are expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.

An intense low pressure system crossing the south coast is producing strong southwest winds gusting to 90 km/h over most of the south coast regions. The strong winds are expected to ease near midnight as the low moves into the interior. "

366 days ago (2009-04-01)
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1 comment:

Cicero Sings said...

Quite the winds alright! We did manage to squeeze in a walk down by the river for the little guys sake ... and managed it between rain squalls. Mingus LOVED the wind and was totally invigorated by it. He didn't want to come back to the apartment.

We head north again today.

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