Pics from hwy 35 Santa Cruz Mts mid storm

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  1. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    10 inches of rain in 8 hours, 50mph winds with gusts to 75mph [I got picked up and tossed] . A 50 foot oak fell right behind the engine as were were going to a snapped power pole with wires in the roadway just 100 feet further. We had to cut the tree up to get back home. As we pulled into the station after being out in the rain and wind for 5 hours one of the big gusts hit and we watched this 150' Doug Fir blow over right behind the station just missing our propane tank










     
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  2. FrontRangeDH

    FrontRangeDH Monkey

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    Holy crap, that tree is huge
     
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    surfinguru Turbo Monkey

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    Nice post eric. Sitting down here in SV, windy for sure, but mostly just rain. Good thing that tree didn't hit the propane tank!!!
     
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    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    wow.. nice pics... scary stuff
     
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  6. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Eric, it seems like you guys dodged a couple of big bullets with this storm.
     
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    looks like fun.. well, not really..
     
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