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Weather and Climate

Last week it was cold and rainy I was thinking about writing a winter cycling primer. Today, we’re supposed to be over 40° C (about a bazillion degrees F) in some parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s a dry heat, though, and it really isn’t too bad. Keep yourself well hydrated and you read more »

Mount Diablo Weather

For those planning to bike up Mount Diablo to catch the Amgen Tour of California stage 3 finish  Tuesday, take note of the forecast high temperature and please bring water.

Bike to work day weather and pollution forecast

Here’s the Silicon Valley forecast for Bike to Work Day 2008. In a nutshell: sunny, hot, and with elevated ozone levels. The “USG” in the graphic means “Unsafe for Sensitive Groups.” I still encourage you to ride your bicycle as fewer cars means less ozone, but stay hydrated, take it easy if you’re not heat read more »

Attention SF Bay Area: Heat Wave

The US National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook for the California coast from Big Sur to Point Reyes and for areas inland.

Hump Day

Parts of Texas is into day 40 with high temperatures above 100 degrees, and they’re well on track to beat their previous 42 day record set in 1980. When a strong high pressure like the one over Texas occurs, instability around the edges of the system can results in storms along that periperhy. That’s why read more »

Recreational computing while commuting

Happy Hump Day. I hope your Wednesday has been as free of flats as mine as been so far. I began the day writing and running my first ever Android app — a trivial “Hello World” program — during my 30 minute bus ride over the Santa Cruz Mountains. After that, I rode seven uneventul read more »