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Old 10-10-2010, 12:17 AM   #351
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A bit windy and a lot of heavy rain here in vancouver
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Old 10-10-2010, 12:18 AM   #352
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It was raining hard and a lot of wind when I was at work in White Rock today.
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Old 10-10-2010, 12:20 AM   #353
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Hope there won't be another wind storm =/
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holy crap its hella windy i can hear my windows shaking lol
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Old 10-10-2010, 02:51 AM   #355
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Old 10-10-2010, 10:08 AM   #356
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Ya read that on the cover of the province newspaper on Friday.

Almost time to put on those snow tires
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Great... Was coming down sideways while I was at work last night. Good to know there'll be more of it. Guess I need some much better rain gear now.
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Rain warning issued for Metro Vancouver; Grouse Grind closed

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METRO VANCOUVER -- Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver on Monday morning, predicting the region would receive 50 mm by Tuesday morning.

The recent heavy rains also temporarily closed the Grouse Grind.

The trail will be reassessed over the next few days.

A low pressure centre near northern Vancouver island today was bringing rain to the south coast.

"Up to 50 mm of rain is forecast for Metro Vancouver with the highest amounts expected near the North Shore mountains," the warning said. "Rain will ease overnight as the low weakens and moves into the British Columbia interior."

Meanwhile, Vancouver city street crews are asking residents and businesses to clear storm drains (catch basins) to help keep water flowing from Vancouver streets during the heavy rainfall.


While water is flowing well as of noon Monday, according to a news release, crews are concerned the leaves that have fallen from neighbourhood trees will flow onto catch basin grates and reduce or stop the flow of water, which creates the potential for localized street and property flooding.


Street crews ask that people clear leaves from the edge of the road and grate areas and move them onto the boulevard because if wet leaves are tossed into the street, they create a traction hazard for vehicles and pedestrians.

The rain today and tonight will turn to showers on Tuesday before giving way to a mix of sun and clouds on Wednesday.


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Old 10-25-2010, 01:23 PM   #360
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lol, my cat likes to drink rain water.
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Noticed yesterday all the local mountains had snow on the peaks.... its coming people... and its coming soon.

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snowboard season woot woot


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50 mm drop tm , serious business
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i hope it rains all winter. NO SNOW PLEASE

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD I DONT WANT TO TAKE THE BUS
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i hope it rains all winter. NO SNOW PLEASE

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD I DONT WANT TO TAKE THE BUS
FU. I hope it snows a lot and you cant get anywhere even if you have to take the bus.
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snow seems to make the city more serene.
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i want so much snow that all the buses will not be in operation.
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so much snow that itll shut down the city!!!!
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i want so much snow that all the buses will not be in operation.
+1, and the C-lais in RWD BMW's and cheapos with All Season tires get stuck leaving the city and roads to AWD and cars with winters!
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Was so windy and wet today, my motion-sensor lights kept going off. I hope it either snows so much school gets shut down or no snow at all. It's a bitch when it gets all icy.
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I'm up in Prince George...its gonna snow overnight...
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^ Shit why you there? Honestly tho with the absents of snow last year and the purchase of snow tires that i didnt use I HOPE IT DUMPS A SHIT LOAD!

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