If you’ve been sitting out this chilly stretch of water, you’ve got a chance to get on the river under sunny skies today. We’ll see light east wind this morning, picking up to 24-27 this afternoon from Rooster Rock to Home Valley. East of Home Valley, we’ll see east wind in the 5-10 range this afternoon.
East winds blow hard all night tonight, so be prepared if you’re headed to Portland. giving us 23-26 tomorrow morning. The wind will back off by midday tomorrow. . On Friday, the wind switches back around, picking up to 21-24 out of the west on Friday afternoon. Saturday also looks windy, with westerlies in the 22-25 range.
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Coming up this evening, there’s a Crossfit end-of-summer party at the Hood River Waterfront Park. All Crossfit workouts take place at the beach today (check the Crossfit Hood River blog for the regularly scheduled workout times), and there’s a bbq this evening for Crossfit members (or you can bring something to thrown on the grill). Also this evening, it’s the end-of-season party for the Post and Pinot girls. That party takes place at Steph’s house.
It’s almost the end of Bike Commute Challenge Month, and there are award parties coming up. For those of you in Oregon, the party’s at Dog River at 7:30am on Thursday. For you Washingtonians, the party is on Friday morning at 7:30 at 10 Speed North in White Salmon. Everyone who arrives at the award party by bike gets free coffee.
If you’ll be around this weekend, there’s the Green Living Tour, a fundraiser for the Gorge Earth Center, where you can check out all sorts of green homes in Hood River and Mosier. Head to cgec.org for more information about the tour. It’s $20 for a carload of people or it’s $15 for a group of cyclists.
Also this weekend, it’s the Dirty Fingers Customer Appreciation Campout at Leavenworth. Lederhosen are not required, but they are suggested.
Have an awesome day today!
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