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Old    Jake (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       06-05-2008, 6:31 AM Reply   
Lake is already no wake due to rain, and it looks like the midwest is supposed to get rocked again today. Who else has the no wake blues?
Old    Paus (paus21)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-05-2008, 7:04 AM Reply   
I'm right with you. This could get old real fast. Guess it just means more time to party on the pontoon.
Old    Jake (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       06-05-2008, 7:07 AM Reply   
paus what uppp!

did you go down to the ozarks with ronnie last weekend? how was it? we were out at the lake and yea, as you know no wake all weekend, sucked. Looks like it's not getting any better soon either, I think I'm gonna try to head down to the Beave with Keeler this weekend though..
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       06-05-2008, 7:18 AM Reply   
We'll take some of that rain. We have a lake scheduled to close already. Lowest rain fall on record in Cali.
Old    hannah (cwbx993)      Join Date: Feb 2007       06-05-2008, 7:29 AM Reply   
i havnt rode at all this year. Every day im free to go out its either pouring or storming
Old    Paus (paus21)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-05-2008, 10:31 AM Reply   
For sure. It was a good time. Didn't get to ride that much but there was plenty of beer.

The lake is still looking pretty high and this weather isn't going to help. The river looked like its down a bit though. We'll see.

I heard that you were out there. How was it? Heard it was quiet without a band.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       06-05-2008, 10:50 AM Reply   
yup
Upload
Old    Jeff Fabiani (jboard1)      Join Date: Dec 2007       06-05-2008, 10:58 AM Reply   
damn....washington is just as bad, minus the thunderstorms...rain rain rain = no riding
Old    Jake (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       06-05-2008, 11:10 AM Reply   
yea I was out last week, I saw Nikki up at the bar, said whats up. You're right, it was real quiet w/o a band, and with no wake, it was just dead anyways. Hopefully they can get that damn thing drained soon...you gonna go out this weekend at all, wake or no wake?



wowww, that looks rough nick...
Old    A-dub (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-05-2008, 11:13 AM Reply   
Nick, to me that would be good because you have a 60% chance of it not storming, and the lake will be calm before and after, with less people.

We just had severe flash flooding yesterday, and we were taking boats back that had slipped off their lifts in between runs. None of the boat owners even know about our good deed though.
Old     (vlxray)      Join Date: Mar 2005       06-05-2008, 1:09 PM Reply   
At least you guys are getting rain. Here in GA we are still in a serious drought situation. I ride on Lake Lanier and it is down 13.5 feet right now when it should be at full pool elevation. The corp says that they expect it to drop another foot by July 4 and probably at least 3-9 feet over the summer. This sucks. Maybe the developers can build some more cookie cutter subdivisions and strip malls so that we can just go ahead and empty the lake. I may eventually move to Colorado where at least I could snowboard regularly.
Old    Jason Shehan (norcalbordr)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-05-2008, 1:45 PM Reply   
What is rain? We dont' see much of that in CA anymore. Like J-Rod said, we are officially in a drought. Our Governator declared it yesterday
Old     (will5150)      Join Date: Oct 2002       06-05-2008, 1:59 PM Reply   
Thunder and Lightening roaring through Minneapolis right now- supposed to screw up the entire weekend.
Old    Brandon Link (hyperlink)      Join Date: Nov 2003       06-05-2008, 2:13 PM Reply   
It rains here in Iowa like a mofo every morning, raises the lakes to no wake then gets sunny all afternoon GRRRRR!!! I'll be at the bar if anyone needs me!! Upload
Old    Jay Conrad (pwningjr)      Join Date: Apr 2007       06-05-2008, 2:55 PM Reply   
Brandon- Where are you in Iowa? in Cedar Falls it doesn't exactly rain every day, but sunny days are rare. East Lake in George Wyth State Park is so full its starting to come onto the parking lot- no vehicles even allowed in there. What a great start to summer!
Old    Brandon Link (hyperlink)      Join Date: Nov 2003       06-05-2008, 3:06 PM Reply   
Dan, Im an hour ten minutes south of you in Grinnell, we ride at Holiday Lake in Brooklyn and Ponderosa in Montezuma though. No wake flags on both lakes, docks are under and it has poured every morning this week for an hour or so.
God Bless the Winch!
Old    Dave (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-05-2008, 5:01 PM Reply   
I have been out three times since the end of April. This is getting pathetic. Damn Rain all the time in the North West.
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       06-06-2008, 5:41 AM Reply   
Feast or famine! Drought here in CFL - our lake has been down for a while so been ridin on the river. fires poppin up all over. dry land under da dock...uggh.

this is a similair set-up to last year where SE Texas was getting pounded with rain from a persistent flow off the gulf...except it's colliding with the jetstream further north this year. chitty for FL = no rain and no hurricane swells.

hoping this weather pattern changes and gives the SE the moisture and the midwest the dry air....
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       06-06-2008, 5:42 AM Reply   
LOL - dang B-Link definitely has the NO-WAKE BLUES!
Old    Billy (woreout)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-06-2008, 9:56 AM Reply   
Send us some rain !!!! The Chain Of Lakes here are now just 14 separate lakes the canals are almost completely dry.
I hate to say it but we need a Hurricane to pull us out or at least a very wet Tropical Depression.
Old    Eagle Jackson (eaglejackson)      Join Date: Oct 2004       06-06-2008, 10:14 AM Reply   
We had yet another session cancelled this morning because of rain. The weather has really sucked this spring in Seattle.
Old    Brandon Link (hyperlink)      Join Date: Nov 2003       06-12-2008, 7:53 AM Reply   
OK OK This is getting redonkulous! Im ready to go nuts here, almost every major city in Iowa is flooded BIG TIME and it is still raining!!
Old    Rob Jacques (rob_jacques)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-12-2008, 2:56 PM Reply   
I wish we had the same rain problem here in Orlando! Our lakes are down and our grass is dry!
Old    Ben Ax (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       06-12-2008, 3:25 PM Reply   
Rob, you can have about 8 inches off our river up here in Green Bay lol It's typically only about 6-7 feet deep, its 11 right now. Take all you want man! haha
Old    Brandon Link (hyperlink)      Join Date: Nov 2003       06-12-2008, 4:12 PM Reply   
Seriously look at this shizz!!!

http://www.kcrg.com/younews/19830624.html?img=1&mg=t
Old    Bart Urban (bartush)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-12-2008, 5:00 PM Reply   
every lake and river is closed besides minee.which makes no sense because my pier is a foot underwater...
Old    Rob Jacques (rob_jacques)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-12-2008, 7:42 PM Reply   
Ben, I'm taking you up on that offer! be there in 5
Old    E Johnson (ethan31)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-12-2008, 8:13 PM Reply   
At least you guys get weather in the 80's.
and you can ride in the rain.

Yesterday we had a high of 46.....WTF!

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