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Tim Chuey’s Weather or Not

Missed It By That Much.

The Exorcist

How often have you been near greatness? Like when a friend or relative ends up in the “spotlight” and you don’t. I feel I have been close to greatness many times and here are just a few of them.

Their Motto “The Need Is Real; The Time is Now.”

Banner/Red Cross

When we had nowhere to go during the 500-year flood caused by Hurricane Agnes the American Red Cross was there to take care of us. I’ll explain some of the things we went through during the disaster. Here’s my story in thanks for their service.

That’s Not What It Started Out To Be, Is It?

Haloid Xerox

Did you ever notice that often what was planned to be somehow changes to something completely different? I’ll show you some examples that you might not have considered.

If You Don’t Like The Weather… Move!

Siuslaw River At Mapleton

Heavy rains have caused some rivers to overflow their banks. I’ll let you know what happened. I’ll also tell you what I recommend to folks who don’t like the weather where they live.

To Warn Or Not To Warn, Is That The Question?

Blizzard Of 2015 | Photo by www. dw.de

A big snowstorm, a blizzard if you will, struck the northeast US last week. What happened? Was the forecast accurate? Did the National Weather Service “cry wolf?” I’ll give you some answers and my opinion.

The Report Card Shows A “D-Minus.”

Measuring Snowpack In Colorado | Photo by co.water.usgs.gov

It’s time to take a closer look at the snowpack measurements for the Cascades in our area and see how they stack up to normal.

It’s Snow Big Deal Or Is It?

Nordic Trail At Hoodoo 1.15.15 | Photo by Hoodoo

Mother Nature has not cooperated much this Winter season so far with dropping snow on our local ski areas. Is there still hope? There sure is. What else can be done in the mountains in the off-season? I’ll answer the question and give you the lowdown.

No, We Didn’t Have To Use The “D” Word In 2014.

Snow Falling 1 PM 2/6/14 Elevation 600 ft. | Photo by Tim Chuey

To conclude the summary of the weather in Eugene for 2014 I’ll show you the precipitation totals for each month and where it compares to what is considered normal.

A Look Back At Eugene’s Weather For 2014

February 2014 Snowstorm | photo by Tim Chuey

The National Weather Service released their summary of the weather in the Eugene-Springfield area for 2014. I’ll show you the year’s highs and lows along with some interesting records and events.

When A Hat Isn’t Just A Hat.

My Repaired Cowboy Hat | photo by Suzanne Chuey

I don’t know about you but I have never really been a hat person until I bought an inexpensive cowboy hat in Montana many years ago. It rode with me on four “Poker Rides” back in the 1990s when I was a co-host of the annual Easter Seals Telethon. What do you do though when your hat with so many memories connected to it is ready to fall apart? I’ll tell you.

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