The great Pacific Northwest wind storm

December 15, 2006


 

During the evening of December 14th and morning of December 15th, the Pacific Northwest got hit by a tremendous wind storm. On Friday December 15 I went exploring and photographing. The damage was truly impressive.

The pictures were taken here:


My garage got hit, and the tree farm across the street didn't fare too well:


These pictures were all taken on the six miles of roads highlighted above. The fallen trees are all pointing north. I think it'll be a few days before we get power back:


Other than all the tree droppings in the yard, Trish's place made it through unscathed. As usual, she had everything under control. She had two fire places running and one doubling as an oven: