Posts Tagged ‘storm’

Living the Dream: $500 Indiegogo Electric Fat Bike Spotted in the Wild – At Home on Ocean Beach

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Background here.

And what’s this?

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It’s a Sonders E-bike, being ridden as it was meant to be.

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So I guess some kickstarter-type deals work out for some people – that’s the lesson.

Our “Great Highway” Way Out There at Ocean Beach Now Has It’s Own Closed Sign on Lincoln – Flashing Lights

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015


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Is this sign necessary in the coming Age of Waze / Ubiquity of the Google Maps?

I don’t think so…

Surf’s Up: “Storm of the Decade” Coming Soon – 11 to 18 Foot Waves at Ocean Beach?

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Here’s Rivera during last week’s Storm of the Month, which, Ocean Beach surfing-wise, was much better than average – hundreds of surfers were on the wet side of the Great Highway on this day:

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Well, forget all that:

Seas from the developing system will combine with the distant swell and build to 15-18 feet. Mavericks at Half Moon Bay is likely to see some of the largest waves reaching as high as 27 feet during high tide. Stinson Beach and Ocean Beach could see 11 to 18-foot waves. High tide on Wednesday will be at 2 a.m. and 12:38 a.m., Thursday at 2:40 a.m. and 1:12 p.m., and Friday at 3:19 a.m. and 2:02 p.m.

Stay safe.

PARK RANGER or Storm Trooper: You Make The Call

Monday, May 26th, 2014

This guy quickly drove his 4WD buggy through the crowd in Sharon Meadow on 420 Day 2014 as part of a “show of force” for the hippies

On the grass and on the pavement – I didn’t know which way to go to get out of his way.

OK fine, RPD

Wow: “Bicyclist Pedals Through a Foot of Water at Flooded 18th and Dolores” – December 2nd, 2012

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

A nice capture from jeffelder this AM:

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Abandoned Ski Boots on Masonic a Sure Sign of Our Coming Snow Storm – The Great Blizzard of ’11 Starts, Ends Saturday

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

And best of all, they’re just your size!

As seen on Masonic Avenue during yesterday’s evening drive:

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Now, scour the Western A for some yuppie’s abandoned cross-country skis and you’ll be all set for this cold, cold weekend.

Oh we’re gonna rock down to Masonic Avenue/

Spooky Electrical Storm Over San Francisco Tonight – Lightning and Thunder and Rain, Rain, Rain

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

There’s genuine lightning over San Francisco tonight.

Check out Trevor Pressman’s brand new 11-second video for proof.

First it was all like this:

Then it was all like this:


And leave us not forget the hail:

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And here’s another view, from Bluoz. Striking Bernal Hill:

And here’s KTVU’s effort, a nice shot of simultaneous strikes on our Bay Bridge, showing the Bravo and Delta Towers getting hit:

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Stay safe!

San Francisco This Morning is Both Rainy and Foggy – An Unusual Combination

Friday, February 5th, 2010

One of the nice things about San Francisco is that when it’s foggy it’s generally not rainy and vice versa.

The exceptions to that rule are days like today. It’s like we’re living inside a rain cloud or something.

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Oh well, Spring is coming….

Flooded Streets Don’t Slow Down San Francisco’s Street Sweeping Service

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

When the signs say that they’re going to ticket cars and run the street sweepers on Tuesday morning betwixt 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM, you can bet that they’re going to ticket cars and run the street sweepers on Tuesday morning just after 8:00 AM. Flooded streets cannot alter this. It Is Written.

So this is how City employees will spend their time today, whether you like it or not!


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After all, The Spice Must Flow.

The Sidewalks of San Francisco have been Engulfed by Recent Rains

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Our recent rains appear to be too much for the sewers of San Francisco – it’s not easy navigating sidewalks when they’re underwater of course. But cheer up, we’ll probably be back to the drought in no time.

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission would like to take this time to remind us all: Only Rain Down the Drain.

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Remember their Snitch Hotline for ratting out your neighbors: (415) 695-2020.