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Wednesday, February 23, 2005
The day after the Day After Tomorrow
It seems like it hasn't rained in Portland for weeks. For the month of February the city has received roughly a third of its normal rainfall. Skiers have been belly-aching about low snowpacks since early January and brush fires are already flaring up in Washington. If things continue like this through the month of March we're n for a long fire season and a lot of dead lawns.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles looks like this:
Houses have been sliding down hills in Bel Air and 16 people are dead as a result of ongoing storms. All things considered, it's probably high time LA county gave us our clouds back.
UPDATE: Here's the Oregonian's take on all of this.