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Thursday, October 30, 2003
PDX Halloween curse
Every year it happens like clockwork. October offers varying days of summer weather and frigid rain in the Portland area. Once Halloween week rolls around, BLAMO!, those nice days disappear for nine months. It's like watching the sun go down in Barrow, Alaska except in Portland you have no idea when it's coming back.
This year the month has been generous. The last two weeks of October offered Portland residence an abundance of July-esque weather. Then, 36 hours ago, it vanished.
It's weird to watch the weather change so rapidly. On Tuesday night, ominous clouds rolled in like bouncers pushing out summer out the door. On Tuesday, the high temperature was 72. Yesterday, it barely cracked 50. Do the math. It's like Portland has been teleported from Fourth of July to Valentine's Day.
Blog is writing about the weather. Blog will stop now.