Bring your rain gear...

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Bring your rain gear...

Postby Entiat » Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:00 am

in case you missed it from the "...but is it dry heat" thread: long-term weather forecasts are looking colder and wetter. Of course any weather forecast more than 3 days out is fictional, but the possibility that this could be a wet/cold/windy year is very real. We haven't had one of those since...uh...a long time (2006 coming up out of La Grande, rerouted due to snow on our way to Athena, maybe - riding through rain that by all rights should have been frozen...damn my hands hurt...)

Pack accordingly: plan on riding in the rain, plan on your tent being in the rain, plan on your bag being in the rain...and then celebrate if this doesn't actually happen. Or bring a bottle of wine over to the RV area and make some new friends in return for hanging out by the heater.

Sunday looks great, and then things get "interesting".
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Re: Bring your rain gear...

Postby capthawk » Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:22 am

It is 106' with massive fires nearby where I live. Any rain for me will feel real nice.
It's always sunny at 35,000 ft
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Re: Bring your rain gear...

Postby Jackson » Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:51 am

Baker City Friday 90/47 Sunny
Saturday 93/49 Sunny
Sunday 85/44 Sunny

Cambridge, Id
Monday 80/47 30% chance of storms

Halfway
Tuesday 62/44 30% mostly cloudy

Joseph
Wednesday 58/42 chance of showers
Thursday 62/37 chance of showers

La Grande
Friday 67/40 Partly cloudy

Baker City
Saturday 69/38 Partly cloudy

Expect these temperatures and rain forecasts to change
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Re: Bring your rain gear...

Postby Leedo » Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:10 pm

Prepare for the worst, rejoice when you get the best. }B^)
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