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Oh it's very windy in Vancouver again!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Hiroshi Awazu, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Hiroshi Awazu

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    Wind speeds around 60 to 90kph at the moment, I can hear stuff being knocked over on people's balconies around our place right now!. We don't have a balcony. This is what happened to our Stanley Park back in 2006. Note:this is not my video.



    I hope this time around we don't get hit hard like this. Last bad windstorm was devastating to our city!.:frown: around 3000 trees got uprooted in the park, it used to be more way more dense that this.
     
  2. Kennett Ylitalo

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    A hint: forward to 5:55.. there's nothing before that.. I don't know if the code works here but putting #t=05m55s at the end will skip the video to that point...
     
  3. Hiroshi Awazu

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    Well so far the wind dies down in the late afternoon so phew. The storm of 2006 went pretty much around the clock.
     
  4. Hiroshi Awazu

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    Well a week of high winds and heavy rain, we were blessed with this today.



    This is the harbour side of the West End. A sailboat got washed ashore yesterday on the beach.
     
  5. Péter Bártfai

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    We had that kind of wind in May 2010 here for about 3 days. It was brutal. I had to hang on the fence from one of the blows. The city center looked like I have never seen it before! Leaves, branches and billboards lying all over the streets.
     
  6. Hiroshi Awazu

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    I just woke up (07:23am PDT) and looked out the window and it's starting to snow! If it sticks to ground i will record a small video clip.
     
  7. Kennett Ylitalo

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    Same here! This snow won't last but it's the first. edit: just looked out and it's gone already.. There was some snow during the night but now it's back to +3c..
     
  8. Péter Bártfai

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    We had acid rain + a very little snow on top of it last night. Perfect road conditions :D

    Seriously, today I wouldn't be anyone who has to drive all day.