Tuesday, 7/16. Gorge wind (tomorrow, anyway), parties (Ruins tonight, Big Man’s in Husum tomorrow), and other stuff.

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 July 16, 2013

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Temira’s random morning thoughts

Hot and sunny are the words for today, as temps climb into the 90’s. Expect clouds to build during the day, as south flow above sends moisture and a chance of thunderstorms our way tonight. That should give us a beautiful sunset tonight and a great sunrise tomorrow. That should also bring some scary opportunities for wildfire, should lightning strikes happen overnight as the west wind is building. Fingers crossed here.

Wind forecast

Don’t expect much wind to cool the day down, except if you’re in the western Gorge today. Stevenson and Rooster will see east wind pick up to 23-27 midday today, slowly fading after noon. The rest of the Gorge will see light wind this morning and east wind at 5-10 this afternoon.

Overnight, the wind will switch back around to westerly, and we’ll start tomorrow with west wind at 23-26 or more from Hood River to The Dalles, holding all day long, and likely filling in all the way from Stevenson out to Arlington. Looks like the Freestyle Frenzy, held at The Hatchery, might just get the event off on Wednesday. Looks like we’ll see light west wind on Thursday, east wind on Friday, and a return to west wind Saturday afternoon.

Today’s Gorge Wind
Your favorite beach Dawn
Stevenson E 10-15 E 20-24 E 23-27 E 15-18
Hatch (subtract a few mph for Event Site) E 5-10 E 5-10 E 5-10 E 0-5
Doug’s / Rowena / Lyle light light E 0-5 E 0-5
Maryhill / Rufus / The Wall light light E 0-5 E 0-5
Arlington / Roosevelt light light E 0-5 E 0-5

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Bike News

Tomorrow night is the ladies’ Post N’ Pint ride, with prizes and free wine, and just plain fun times with lots of girls. Dirty Fingers. 5:30pm.

Very Important News

The Hood River triathlon people swam from Mosier to Hood River yesterday, and today is their weekly triathlon practice, moved from the Event Site to Rowena. Meet them at 6pm at Rowena… somewhere at Rowena. Also tonight, there’s pickup rugby at the Hood River Marina at 5:30.

More importantly, tonight is my favorite party night: head to the Ruins at Springhouse Cellars for music ( I have no idea who) drinks (yuck, beer), and pizza (yum) by Solstice. If you’re one of the lucky ones (and one of the kind and generous people), you have your Kickstarter campaign tokens in hand, and you’re ready to eat some pizza (I first typed ‘people’ instead of pizza – no, Solstice does not use Soylent Green in the pizza).

Coming up tomorrow night, Big Man’s Rotisserie in Husum plays host to Tony Smiley from 7-10pm. This is an outdoor party, and will be populated by lots of fun kayakers. Speaking of kayaking, the White Salmon is at 2.25′.

Also tomorrow, there’s by-donation yoga at Flow at 4pm (Karma Yoga). Then at 5:30, there’s family-friendly mtb at Family Man (or the bottom of Seven Streams), pickup rugby at Henkle Middle School, and the Kayak Shed’s shop paddle at Husum. Sailboat racing leaves the HR marina at 6pm.

Tomorrow morning at 8:15, Molly K. teaches a by-donation watersports warmup class at Cascade Kiteboarding at 8:15.

Have an awesome day today!