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A winter storm slams into Whidbey Monday afternoon. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Mother Nature is still in charge.

Dropping a mid-November storm on Whidbey Island Monday, she reminded us all of her power.

A semi-truck almost got blown off of Deception Pass Bridge, I lost power for 16.5 hours (the horror, the horror…), and John Fisken waded out into the blusteriness to get the pics seen above and below.

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Monday’s wind storm sent a truck tottering over the edge of Deception Pass Bridge. (Sarah Kirkconnell photos)

This is why you always pack a fresh pair of underwear in the glove compartment…

Monday’s violent wind storm made life difficult for many, but the driver of this truck got an unexpected “thrill.”

The ensuing backup made the trip from the shrimp shack to Deception Pass Bridge a two-hour crawl.

Cars heading back onto Whidbey ease past the obstruction.

The backup heading off the Island was six miles long.

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