Thursday: a good day to commute. Warm all day and sunny in the afternoon, but a tad blustery. 20mph winds could make you go fast or slow, depending on your perspective.
COMPREHENSIVE WEATHER INFOGRAPHIC:
Comprehensive Weather Infographic, now featuring a face.
Morning: High 60s, mostly cloudy, 16mph winds from the southwest. Slight chance of rain.
Evening: Low 60s, mostly sunny, 19mph winds from the west.
But after today’s dud of a thunderstorm, a cautionary note about weather forecasts and the general unknowability of the future: Tom Skilling’s WGN forecast predicts a high of only 60 degrees and a low of 41. Dress with versatility!
Approximate visual representation:
Yeah, pretty windy. Properly secure the lettuce to the top of your head.
DIVVY REPORT: all stations operational.
Same old, same old.
OVERALL COMMUTE RATING:
3/4. Marked down due to wind.
In other news…
John Greenfield, ever prolific, also writes in the Reader about the demise of the Marshall Boulevard bike lane. It’s a reminder that “community input and outreach are crucial for avoiding resentment from noncyclists.”
Enjoy your rides and this parting pic of the 31st Street Bridge.
— Jane (@BikingMom) April 17, 2017