May 2: It’s pretty windy

Forecast for Tuesday: quite windy. Again.

Expect a wind reprieve Wednesday, though. Then wind returns Thursday. But boy, just wait till you see Friday–winds then expected at 25 to 35 MPH! Ack!

 

NEW, IMPROVED WEATHER INFOGRAPHIC

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Overall: High 52, low 39. Cloudy. Rain unlikely.

Morning: Mid 40s, cloudy, wind from the west at 18 MPH(!).

Evening: Low 50s, cloudy, wind from the west-northwest at 15 MPH.

How windy is it?

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Pretty windy.

Lettuce Cat Wind Meter:

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18 MPH- that means fuse it [i.e., secure lettuce to cat’s head] or lose it.

DIVVY BIKE REPORT: all stations operational. (We’re operating under the assumption that Chappel and 71st isn’t coming back.)

STREET CLOSURES: 

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Note N. Wacker Drive closing–those didn’t show up on the street report yesterday.

PARTIAL STREET CLOSURES (downtown only):

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Click here for the whole map.

OVERALL COMMUTE RATING:

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2.25/4. You can do it! Ride your bike! But watch out for wind gusts.

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