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Folks Of Interest So. Cal flood watch,member roll call and status

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hooligan63, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. It JUST let up for the 1st time in about 5 hours. That's a lot of water for this area. I feel bad for the mudslide victims. It'll be a problem long after the rain stops for them. Between fires and resulting floods, I have no interest in living in the hills. Not to mention, pushing one of my heaps uphill after a failed test drive:eek:
    Joined: Aug 10, 2006
    Posts: 2,259


    53burb????? I started a thread a while back looking for him and it got closed, i smell a conspiracy? Badbob was 53burbs homie, whats up with him bob?
  3. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792

    Member Emeritus

    Dear Lord!:eek:
  4. Hooligan63
    Joined: Mar 1, 2009
    Posts: 1,343


  5. rbroadster
    Joined: Mar 23, 2005
    Posts: 396


    Redondo / Torrance here.

    No major problems but, with today being trash day, dozens of big plastic floaters all over the streets! :D

    Went down to RPV to look at the surf at lunch today... INCREDIBLE!!!

    - RBR
  6. firingorder1
    Joined: Dec 15, 2006
    Posts: 2,147


    Its all good. El Mirage needs the rain. We might get a good surface to race on. The lake bed has been crap for the last few seasons. The sooner we get back the better.

    P.S. Dust beats mud hands down any day!

    Last edited: Jan 20, 2010
  7. Home town of Richard Nixon and Bad Bob hangin tough.....
  8. Hell_Air
    Joined: Mar 15, 2009
    Posts: 10

    from Monrovia

    Wiped all bare metal with wd40 and all is good
  9. Hooligan63
    Joined: Mar 1, 2009
    Posts: 1,343


    Here's some footage from yesterdays storms:
    San Pedro

    Los Angeles

    South Bay yeasterday

    Costa Mesa
  10. Weasel
    Joined: Dec 30, 2007
    Posts: 6,693


    Maybe he changed his ID to Knux?;)
  11. vncruiser
    Joined: Mar 5, 2005
    Posts: 541


    My wife was on Nordhoff on Tuesday...Said from Van Nuys Blvd to the 405 must have seen half a dozen stalled cars....Only the center lane was passable....
  12. Special Ed
    Joined: Nov 1, 2007
    Posts: 6,989

    Special Ed

    Here in San Diego as of this morning (1/21/2010), our official rainfall total for the entire month of January is a whopping 1.62 inches. That is just a bit over one and half inches...:cool:
  13. sota
    Joined: Oct 14, 2006
    Posts: 717


    Looking at it looks like the weather will be good for the GNRS!!!
  14. as if the weather/road conditions weren't bad enough...the driver in the 3rd clip needed to operate a camera while operating a car. Pure genius
  15. Screws
    Joined: Jun 19, 2009
    Posts: 85

    from Baltimore

    Glad you all are relatively unscathed out there so far- stay safe and take care of one another! Freak storms, tornados, mudslides, fires, and earthquakes. Still my favorite place to visit and NONE OF THIS will deter me from moving there in 9 years (or less) when I've had enough of riding firetrucks in Metro DC Hell.

    If you can get a jetski or a small boat and some towrope, surf-wake-boarding through the streets is always fun- eating it can hurt sometimes though!
  16. dirt
    Joined: Oct 26, 2005
    Posts: 907

    from norco, CA

    well, i have been fighting the water since monday here in norco. we've been flooded 3 times already. i have 3 utility pumps going just to keep the water out of my front door. water got about 10 feet into the garage, luckily i put anything that could get water damaged up and out of the way. it sucks not having any storm drains and a 4 wide/70' long drivway that slopes toward the garage and house.
  17. knucklescars
    Joined: Nov 30, 2008
    Posts: 62


    I was led to believe Armageddon would involve much fire and brimstone. Good luck cali-folks. I've been in Palm-caster for some heavy rains. No bueno.
  18. Hooligan63
    Joined: Mar 1, 2009
    Posts: 1,343


    Apparently a few people already have that idea:

  19. Goozgaz
    Joined: Jan 11, 2005
    Posts: 2,556


    I must have some damn good drainage/sewer systems in my nieghborhood. No flooding of any kind... but damn there is a lot of rain hitting the ground.
  20. mzchevelle
    Joined: May 11, 2009
    Posts: 132


    Santa Clarita is doing good. If we could just get CalTrans to fix the flashing red lights at Sierra Hwy and Golden Valley road that have been out for days! It's creating a traffic nightmare because that is a main artery through the Santa Clarita Valley. Last night when I left the gym around 6:45pm, the Sheriff's were out directing traffic.
    Good 'ol Cal Trans. Upping our fees for our cars doesn't even make them more efficient!
  21. oldpl8s
    Joined: Apr 11, 2007
    Posts: 1,412


    First the tempurature plunges down into the 50's, then we get torrential rains. Where is FEMA, where is the National Guard? Send help fast!!!

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  22. I'm sure they have their hands full.
  23. THAT'S funny! hahahahahahaahah.
  24. dullchrome
    Joined: Jan 15, 2009
    Posts: 987

    from SoCal

    I hear that helicoptors will be dropping bags of rice by the end of the week.
  25. flyin-t
    Joined: Dec 29, 2004
    Posts: 1,375


    from the front page of our local paper yesterday in Long Beach.
  26. Hang on, the Gov'ment will be there right AFTER Haiti. Remember, when it comes to OUR tax dollars, we come last......if at all
  27. hudson48
    Joined: Oct 16, 2007
    Posts: 2,934


    Look how quickly that we got results from the talkfest at Copenfloppin
    Within a few weeks we had record low temperatures across Europe and USA and now the drought in California is fixed up.

    You can see from the pictures how hard they worked.Your tax dollars wisely spent

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  28. DirtySanchez
    Joined: Aug 31, 2006
    Posts: 408

    from So Cal

    My pool officially overflowed this morning. Had to clear the decking drains this morning and all is well in San Diego.
  29. BuickBorracho
    Joined: Jan 30, 2008
    Posts: 430


    Yup, like the other Jackie over on the spanish channel...
  30. Not a heavy rain today, just a lot of it. The pool is full up to the edge.
    Tuesday was the day for the monsoon! Looked like a cow pissing on a flat rock!
    Always fun to get 2 years worth of rain in 3 days.

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