9/21 forecast

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 September 21, 2010

Good morning!

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The big news today is that with all this rain, Hood River County trails have reopened for motorized use, so get your dirt bike or four-wheeler out of the garage!

On the water, it’s going to be a light wind day as the weather stabilizes and the clouds clear out. We’re not going to see any westerlies today, but there is a chance the east winds will pick up into the upper teens this afternoon.

In the wind picture tomorrow, there’s not much going on. West winds will pick up a bit tomorrow night, overnight, as a frontal system approaches the Washington coast.

Looking ahead to Thursday, it’s the last Post and Pint ride of the season. Meet at Dirty Fingers at 5pm for a lap around Post Canyon. Then join your sweaty riding partners for a BBQ on Mitchell. The dirt should be perfect by then, so even if you don’t normally do the Post and Pint, show up for this one.

Coming up Saturday, there’s the Hood River Harvest Ride, with several fun routes to benefit the Hood River Valley Residents’ Committee. Also this Saturday, there’s the annual girl paddle on the White Salmon, followed by a swap and schwag dinner party. For more information on the girl paddle (sorry guys), drop me an email.

Boaters, the White Salmon was at a surprising and very fun 2.2 feet last night and the Klickitat’s back down around 850 cfs. The Hood made it up to 3.8 feet – we were all on the edges of our seats – before dropping again.

Have a great day today!


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