Forecast for 8/7-8/9

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 August 6, 2011

This week’s forecast is brought to you by food. Specifically, Henni’s food. Henni’s Bar and Grill in White Salmon will feed you well, with everyday food from around the world concocted with passion and the finest locally-sourced ingredients. If your mama was from Mexico, she’d make you tacos. If she was from India, she’d make you curry. If she was from the USA, she’d make you killer mac n’ cheese. If Christiaan was your mama, he’d make you all of the above, better than your mom could make it.. Henni’s is open for lunch and dinner Monday-Friday and for dinner only on Saturday, with small plates from $4-9 and big plates from $14-18 and a killer happy hour. We’re giving away gift certificates this week, and then we’ve got a treasure hunt for you all next month. Stay tuned! I think Christiaan is rad, and I think his food is delicious, so cross the bridge (unless you’re in WA already), and go check out Henni’s.

It looks like the Gorge has fixed itself with consistent west wind in the forecast for the next few days. It’s hard to make a call the night before, but I’m doing my best, because I’m on vacation through Tuesday. We should see solid marine clouds in Portland and at least as far inland as Stevenson on Sunday, giving us 21-23 to start near Hood River, picking up to 25-28 from the Hatch to Mosier and filling in from Stevenson to The Dalles in the afternoon.

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We’ll see a system reinforce the marine layer Monday, so you may have to head further east for wind. In addition, a system crossing midday will probably make the wind unreliable. Even so, we’ll see 19-23 early from Mosier to Doug’s, picking up to 23-26 and filling in all the way to Arlington in the afternoon.

A weak ridge starts building on Tuesday morning, giving us 18-22 from Stevenson to Hood River early, picking up to 24-27 near Hood River and out to The Dalles in the afternoon.

In mountain bike news, Sunday is the Oakridge Super D, and sure it’s a long ways from here, but if you haven’t been biking there, you should definitely check it out for some pure riding fun. Also happening at Oakridge is a birthday party for the owner of Dirty Fingers, Mitchell Buck. If you see him around town this week, wish him happy 40th and ask him about his bicycle-driven pig roasting spit.

Coming up Monday in after work entertainment, there’s the Alternative Ride leaving Mountain View at 6:15 and free Tai Chi at Wilson Park at 5:30.

Have an awesome day today!


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