Wet enough for you?

One of the many millions of services provided over the years by my tech guru, J.C. Burns, has been a web page that scoops up current images from the Weather Channel’s site, with an emphasis on lower Michigan. I check it daily, sometimes several times daily. I’m beginning to see why old people can sit and watch the Weather Channel all day long. I’m generations removed from the farm, but I don’t feel fully informed on a day when I don’t know what’s going on in the country, meteorologically.

When MichaelG mentioned in the comments earlier today that they’re expecting 10 feet of snow in the Sierras today, I knew I had to check. And whaddaya know, big storm in Cali:

california storm

Drive carefully, Californians. Your weather is always either heavenly or hellish. But I bet the surf is way, way up.

Posted at 10:07 am in Current events |

5 responses to “Wet enough for you?”

  1. Vince said on January 4, 2008 at 11:49 am

    I’ve learned to live without these maps. No cable. No satellite.
    But I don’t miss it since we seem to have no variable weather.

    We’ve had only 4 dry days since Thanksgiving.
    For the next 5 months, forecasting is easy: Rain!

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  2. leslie said on January 4, 2008 at 1:39 pm

    From the central coast–It’s the kind of storm that humbles you. When you go outside, the sound of the wind and the waves is so loud you can’t hear anything else.

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  3. del said on January 4, 2008 at 11:08 pm

    I love the Weather Channel too. So peaceful. But in keeping with advertising mantras of the day the folks over there are starting to “grab” us with anxiety-provoking fodder like “Storm Stories” etc. It freaks out my little ones. I wish they would chill.

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  4. Crabby said on January 5, 2008 at 10:15 am

    Here is a cool map, the full lower 48 full loop; you can see whats happening everywhere in CONUS. Dialup warning, it takes a minute to load, even on broadband.


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  5. Linda said on January 5, 2008 at 10:13 pm

    The Weather Channel did a marketing study awhile back, and found that about 20% of its viewers were what they called “weather involved” and watched the channel for at least 2 hours a day. My nephew used to be one of them, until he got hormones.

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