It looks like summer is at least another week away, as we have a cool and cloudy week on tap. Along with the cool, we’ll have west winds. Today will be light in the morning, picking up to 14-17 near Hood River in the afternoon, but building to the 24-27 range from Rowena east to Arlington.
Tomorrow looks windy too, and it’s also going to be the sunniest day of the week as we’ll be between weather systems. The wind will blow in the 21-24 range from Stevenson to Mosier starting mid-morning, filling in at Rowena and possibly Maryhill in the afternoon.
On Wednesday, high pressure off the coast will give us 20-23 in the morning east of Hood River, picking up to 26-30 in the afternoon from Mosier out to Maryhill.
The alternative ride has been delayed so far this year due to cold weather, but it’s on for tonight, despite the chill in the air. Meet at Mountain View Cycles at 6:15 for a ride to Mosier and back, with a long stop at the Thirsty Woman. Everyone is welcome on this ride, but your spandex and clipless pedals are not welcome.
Tomrorow night, weather permitting, is the free ladies standup paddle night at the Event Site. It might be too windy for it to happen, so check Bigwinds.com around 4:30 to find out if it’s on or not.
Looking ahead to next Saturday, there’s a work party in Post Canyon, the White Salmon Backyard half marathon, and the Master Gardeners’ Garden Tour. Next Saturday is also world naked bike ride day, with the naked bike ride in Portland starting at 8pm.
Have an awesome day today!
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