April 26: Goodbye perfect weather

Wednesday looks likely to end the streak of excellent bike commute weather. Or does it?

WEATHER INFOGRAPHIC:

Celestia_sun_original_2.jpgAM on the left, PM on the right. You know the drill.

Overall, a high of 78(!) and a low of 52, with rain probable. The breakdown:

Morning: mid 60s, winds from the south at 12 MPH, isolated thunderstorms possible.

Evening: low 70s, winds from the south at 14 MPH, thunderstorms likely.

Tom Skilling says T-storms could be severe later in the evening. Dress appropriately.

Ridiculous rain gear of the week:

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Hmmmm. Actually that’s kinda cool.

DIVVY REPORT: As of 4PM, the station at Sedgewick and Schiller is out of service. Check the service map before you leave for work tomorrow morning.

STREET CLOSURES:

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Not much.

PARTIAL STREET CLOSURES (downtown):

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Click here for the whole thing.

OVERALL COMMUTE RATING:

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1.9/4. Maybe severe storms, maybe no rain at all. Who knows? This is our way of dealing with uncertainty.

Dress with versatility, and enjoy your rides.

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