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Offline OldChelsea

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We're close enough to Opening Day to come within range of the 10-day forecasts...weather.com currently calling for high of 64, low 42, winds from the at west 10-15mph, 11% chance of precip for Opening Day.

Offline Natsinpwc

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Weather looks better for you guys on Thursday. But cold.

Offline rileyn

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Let's hope deGrom doesn't like pitching in freezing cold, windy conditions.

Offline 1995hoo

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Last night's news said wind chills in the 20s on Thursday night.

Offline Natsinpwc

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Last night's news said wind chills in the 20s on Thursday night.
Bring a wool mask. 

I remember the opener in 2008 being really cold.  And the game five collapse against the Cards. So mixed results. All games should be in Florida and Arizona until May.

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Bring a wool mask. 

I remember the opener in 2008 being really cold.  And the game five collapse against the Cards. So mixed results. All games should be in Florida and Arizona until May.
Or, MLB should long ago have mandated stadiums be built with retractable roofs. Thinking of the fans that drive up from, say, Richmond or Norfolk only to find the game postponed. Also, MLB is so concerned with "pace of play." How about the interminable/multiple rain delays that would be addressed by having retractable roofs.

Offline Duke of Earl

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We're close enough to Opening Day to come within range of the 10-day forecasts...weather.com currently calling for high of 64, low 42, winds from the at west 10-15mph, 11% chance of precip for Opening Day.
I'm seeing 27 degrees, 20 mph winds.

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I'm seeing 27 degrees, 20 mph winds.

43 per Wunderground at 7 PM, "feels like" 39

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Bring a wool mask. 

I remember the opener in 2008 being really cold.  And the game five collapse against the Cards. So mixed results. All games should be in Florida and Arizona until May.
thing about those games is the place was packed so there were others blocking some of the wind. 

As someone who dined outside this winter, just remember layers.  Thermal base, wool turtle neck, sweatshirt, winter coat.  Wool hat, good gloves.  Face mask keeps the wind off the nose and lips if you wear it properly. 

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Weather looks very good for weekend games.

Offline Duke of Earl

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43 per Wunderground at 7 PM, "feels like" 39
The game could go four hours (it's ESPN).  27 is the low for the day, so I suppose it could be approaching 27 by the end of the game.

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High Wind Warning
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
940 AM EDT Fri Apr 30 2021

DCZ001-MDZ013-504-VAZ053-054-506-302145-
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/O.EXA.KLWX.HW.W.0002.210430T1600Z-210501T0600Z/
District of Columbia-Prince Georges-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Washington, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill,
Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs, Bethesda,
Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Reston, Herndon,
Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington,
Alexandria, Falls Church, Leesburg, Ashburn, and Sterling
940 AM EDT Fri Apr 30 2021

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* WHERE...The District of Columbia, Central and Southeast
  Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland, and
  Arlington, Eastern Loudoun, and Fairfax Counties in Virginia
  including the independent cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and
  Falls Church.

* WHEN...Until 2 AM EDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
  Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The long duration of high wind will likely
  aid in widespread tree damage and power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

&&

Offline OldChelsea

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Those hit baseballs are going to take some unusual paths tonight.

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wunderground says 22 MPH winds at game time, dropping to 20 as the game goes on. I think the worst of the wind is north of DC.  Here in Western Prince William it's breezy but nothing significant.

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A northwest wind is in from LF, maybe left to right?  I would also think the half street effect would be on full display. 

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Ross the Boss don't care about wind  :pimp:

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A northwest wind is in from LF, maybe left to right?  I would also think the half street effect would be on full display. 

what is the half street effect?

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Ross the Boss don't care about wind  :pimp:
yes, but it's don't messter with Lester tonight.
what is the half street effect?
FP and Bob claim the new construction on half street creates a jet stream down the street that blows some balls back around the bullpen and the red porch area

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My bad - hope we don't fester with Lester - lester we need lots of AB InBev Cutwater Spirits canned cocktails

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yes, but it's don't messter with Lester tonight.FP and Bob claim the new construction on half street creates a jet stream down the street that blows some balls back around the bullpen and the red porch area

interesting. That could certainly be true.

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There's some truly heinous building design down there.  The SS Half Street looks like a beached Carnival cruise ship. 

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wind is roaring here now.

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One of the oak trees in front of my house just lost a large branch, like 4"-5" diameter.  This game should be interesting. 
wind is roaring here now.

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One of the oak trees in front of my house just lost a large branch, like 4"-5" diameter.  This game should be interesting. 

it has really picked up in the last 30 minutes or so, electricity went out for a couple of seconds.

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Crazy storm blowing through now. Should be through Dc by game time.