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Santa Anas Blow
« on: October 30, 2020, 10:43:10 PM »
They snapped a couple mango trees off below the graft.  And knocked over this big red banana that was starting to fruit. 

Its supposed to come again this weekend.

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Mango trees are falling over now too.  They were looking so good then got hammered.




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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2020, 11:11:40 PM »
That sucks.  I really do not like wind.  I lucked out this time around 

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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2020, 11:58:28 AM »
Itís been a super windy fall.  But the weather has been amazing.  I kinda love my offshore winds.  I had to use a ratchet strap to buckle down my banana tree I have in a large container.  Not sure if it will snap or flip first.

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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2020, 12:01:51 PM »
That's a bummer Brad, hate to see lost from climate ex-streams :(

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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2020, 02:30:31 PM »
The santa ana stike again.  Toppled my fruiting AEAE and another variegated banana.





I propped them back up but its doubtful the fruit will come through.


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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2020, 03:53:52 PM »
 Crap, that sucks about the mangos and especially the Aeae. I was really looking forward to sampling the Aeae. We can still get some strong winds today. Hopefully we wonít get anymore damage.

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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2020, 09:04:28 AM »
I remember my California days when the Santa Anas were a harmless, almost welcome phenomenon.  80 degrees on New Year's Day.  That sort of thing.
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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2020, 05:01:06 PM »
We have a third set of Santa Anaís coming through.  Hang in there Brad!
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« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2020, 05:17:18 PM »
I was made aware of the coming storm earlier.  Jeez, make it stop!
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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2020, 08:06:27 AM »
Seems like this one is worse than the previous one.  Its been going pretty good for several hours.  Been awake since 3am, its too loud to sleep.
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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2020, 08:15:48 AM »
That sucks, santa ana winds are the worst. I rather take a light frost. 
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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2020, 10:18:29 AM »
Sad to see those nanners down.

Hope they recover. Not easy if winds keep blowing.
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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2020, 10:58:05 AM »
Bummer Brad, winds get real bad down south, sorry to see your loss :(

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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2020, 11:22:24 AM »
I'm sorry to hear about your trees, Brad. I hope that the winds today isn't too rough on them.
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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2020, 11:49:49 AM »
I took my daughter to the park this morning.  These people just put this fence in.  Not sure if its a new fad or what but its got the boards horizontal.  I see a few of these around town and just here in sight 2 of them got destroyed in the wind. 

This weather makes me question why I live here.  But it seems like everywhere has their weather issues.  Hasnt rained all year and now it fire winds in december.  Lame.


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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2020, 12:15:18 PM »
"But it seems like everywhere has their weather issues"

To true, be happy.Your soil looks good not that adobe my brother had in chula vista.

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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2020, 01:31:16 PM »
Brad, how you transformed your land into a fruit grove is simply incredible. It makes me wonder why I hadnít do the same. Hang in there!

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Re: Santa Anas Blow
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2020, 02:17:40 PM »
I took my daughter to the park this morning.  These people just put this fence in.  Not sure if its a new fad or what but its got the boards horizontal.  I see a few of these around town and just here in sight 2 of them got destroyed in the wind. 

This weather makes me question why I live here.  But it seems like everywhere has their weather issues.  Hasnt rained all year and now it fire winds in december.  Lame.



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