Just in case you all wondered why the North Coast redwood trees are particularly large, I think the current weather radar maps say it all (courtesy of wunderground.com):
Here is the U.S. map as of 5ish PM, PST, with us in the far west in the path of that very focused blot of green:
Here is the regional closeup. The pokey-out bit of land is Cape Mendocino, which is actually in Humboldt County. That's Humboldt in the center with Del Norte Co. to the north and Mendocino Co. to the south. We're gonna get wet!