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Transitions can be subtle…

The image below doesn’t seem to depict much in the way of being volatile or powerful. Yet, this image was as the weather transitioned from a few gusts of wind to, for the next several hours, sustained forty mile per hour winds with gusts pushing 70 mph in Portland and at 90 mph on the Oregon Coast. The front pushed up the Oregon Coast into Washington, skirting Portland, with nary a raindrop in Portland and temps in the low 60’s. 100,0000 residences were without power; traffic signals went out snarling rush hour/holiday shoppers traffic; and in one tragic moment a tree fell killing an 11 year old boy in a car and injuring his mother. Not a huge weather event, but the transition below was a perfect image of darkness over taking light.

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2 Responses to “Transitions can be subtle…”


  1. December 13, 2014 at 09:02

    Absolutely perfect!… Happy weekend to you, Aquileana 😀

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