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Comin’ on to blow

We’re expecting some weather out here in the NW this weekend, and I thought I’d post a “we’re ok” message now.

Media reports were forecasting 30-40 mph winds last night but we didn’t see them in Olympia. We’ve got power and the boat is fine. They are forecasting 60 mph winds for Saturday evening – remnants of a pacific cyclone. We’ll see what develops.

If you’re curious, here is the weather station at our marina – the one I’ll be watching off and on tomorrow:


I love open data – it’s the antidote to hype.

Here’s the station closest to our house – it’s about 15 blocks away


And here’s one near Katy & John’s place in Seattle