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    A little rain = tacky trail goodness

    Rained in San Jose tonight. Trying to decide where to ride tomorrow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fassn8 View Post
    Rained in San Jose tonight. Trying to decide where to ride tomorrow
    Shoreline! That's the only trail that got rain

    There was a good cell that went through North San Jose, Sunnyvale, into the bay, some redwood city, foster.

    All the local trails got skunked! But it's not over yet. Maybe we'll get some more bands of rain.

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    Right this moment in Los Gatos, it's coming down pretty good.
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    Skeggs got some earlier this morning. Saratoga-Fremont Older is getting it right now. Thunder too!!

    Looks like it's coming to the Gap.

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    Red dawn. Wolverines!!
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    20% chance of rain pffft! Been raining since last night here in San Jose. They'll probably close Santa Teresa. Any suggestions?
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    Quote Originally Posted by darich View Post
    20% chance of rain pffft! Been raining since last night here in San Jose. They'll probably close Santa Teresa. Any suggestions?
    Every trail today will be perfect!!!!! We've had 4 months of bone dry conditions and this rain is not even .5 inch.

    Get out there.

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    Saw lightning on commute over 17 today. I imagine (hope) Gap + Demo got a little bit from that system.

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    Demo's gonna need a little more than just a light rain to get tacky. It was dry as hell out there. Pray for moar rain!!

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    Negligible precipitation in Santa Cruz.

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    Here's a photo at the end of the ride. Very nice dirt.

    Thought for the day: Unlike the word hero, tacky is not as complementary an adjective for a person as it is with dirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    Here's a photo at the end of the ride. Very nice dirt.

    Thought for the day: Unlike the word hero, tacky is not as complementary an adjective for a person as it is with dirt.

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    Riding on that steed puts you much closer to hero status. Definitely not tacky.

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    I noticed the dirt around here looked nice walking back from class.
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    fc, that's a beautiful sight to behold. I'm hoping for some rain @ Demo!

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    Hero dirt up unhero El Sereno...decent was pretty nice but already drying out...
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    Oakland Hills is still a dustbowl, we didn't even get anyrain.
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    Looks like Demo is getting dumped on right now. Hopefully it didn't just miss. I was planning to ride this weekend, but now I might have to.

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    Yes, I'm at SDF now and it is raining like heck. .10 inches for the 24-hour cumulative was reported earlier in the day at Burrell Fire Station, and now whatever this current rainfall adds to the total. Looks like it will be a 24-hour cumulative total of about .15 inches for SDF, when all is said and done, or something like that.

    And what on earth was that??......the thunder is loud and continues to menace the heavens!!

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    Highlights:

    The weather service also said that there may be hail tonight, up to 1 inch in diameter.
    The announcement also stated that there will be damaging winds in excess of 60 mph
    The store is located near the Lexington Hills or near Los Gatos...or better put, my backyard. zoikes.

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    If last night's sudden downpour was a bit of a shock, the National Weather Service wants you to know ... you ain't seen nothing yet.

    As of 4:47 p.m., the weather service announced a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for both Santa Clara County and Santa Cruz County. According to the weather service, there is a "20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11:00 p.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail and heavy rain."

    The announcement also stated that there will be damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. The store is located near the Lexington Hills or near Los Gatos, it said, and is moving northwest at 30 mph.

    Other locations included in this warning include Saratoga and Rancho Rinconada.

    The weather service also said that there may be hail tonight, up to 1 inch in diameter.

    So stay safe, make sure that you move your belongings you don't want to get soaked to another place and bust out those camera phones and snap a few pics and share!
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    Santa Cruz was money today! woo hooooo!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    Every trail today will be perfect!!!!! We've had 4 months of bone dry conditions and this rain is not even .5 inch.

    Get out there.

    fc
    You were correct, though Santa Teresa was hardly tacky at all.

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    Wow, I didn't know stores could move 30 mph! Better get outta the way!

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    The store is located near the Lexington Hills or near Los Gatos, it said, and is moving northwest at 30 mph.
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    Tasman by the new stadium had a good 1/4 inch of mud on it on my commute to work yesterday. I'm glad I work in a kitchen and could hose off my bike in the mop closet. Myself and the bike were totally covered in mud.
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    got pretty wet riding Nisene yesterday. It certainly helped out the trails here!
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