Winded-Out

Definitely passing on today’s century…

… WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA – RUSKIN FL HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING… STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL IMPACT THE REGION BETWEEN 9 AM AND 5 PM EST TODAY.

* WINDS… NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH AT TIMES IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. THE STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL FIRST IMPACT THE NATURE COAST BY MID MORNING… AND BY LATE MORNING ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. THE STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LAST THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS… THESE STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW LOOSE OBJECTS ABOUT AND WILL BUFFET HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WHEN CROSSING ELEVATED ROADWAYS SUCH AS CAUSEWAYS. THESE CONDITIONS WILL MAKE BOATING ON INLAND LAKES AND WATERWAYS VERY DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE 30 TO 39 MPH OR FREQUENT GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 40 AND 57 MPH.

…oh and here are the stats from our Saturday morning spin.

Route: Modified Miromar-30
Ride Time: 1:49:04
Stopped Time: 10:48
Distance: 31.44 miles
Average: 17.30 mph
Fastest Speed: 31.14 mph
Ascent: 372 feet
Descent: 338 feet
Calories: 1814

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