An Afternoon Whale Watching…

Every time we have visited the coast we have wanted to go out on the ocean and do some whale watching. Usually we are in quite a rush and can’t quite fit it in but this time we had a couple of quiet days in Oceanside, CA.  So we were pleasantly surprised to find a local business that held daily tours at very reasonable rate so we decided to give it a try…

The ship…IMG_5295Our crew….

IMG_5296IMG_5298Sailboats on the horizon…IMG_5316Grey Whales!!IMG_5416-EditThere she blows…IMG_5430-EditIMG_5445-Edit IMG_5481-Edit IMG_5485-Edit IMG_5509-Edit

Headed back to land…IMG_5540Past the buoy…IMG_5585-Edit IMG_5606

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Gone for the Week!

Seems like a good time leave town….

Severe Weather Alerts – Kalispell, MT

  • Winter Weather Advisory

    Winter Weather Advisory in effect until Saturday, 11:00 AM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SATURDAY…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING BECOMING
MODERATE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ROADS WILL LIKELY
BE SLICK AND SNOW COVERED THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. NORTHEAST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT… CAUSING BLOWING
SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITY THROUGH FAVORED WIND AREAS… SUCH AS
ON HIGHWAY 2 THROUGH BADROCK CANYON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES…LOCALLY UP TO 4.

* WINDS: BECOMING NORTHEAST FRIDAY NIGHT 10-20 MPH GUSTING TO 35
MPH… MAINLY THROUGH THE NORTHERN FLATHEAD VALLEY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…FLATHEAD LAKE…FLATHEAD VALLEY…
MISSION VALLEY…POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

Looking forward to the sand between my toes, sun on my face and spending some time with my husband, our oldest son and his wife!  🙂img_1718