Race #3 - Game Haven - Rochester
The sight of snowflakes Saturday morning is a sure sign that it is indeed fall. Racers on Sunday should brace for cool conditions, especially in the morning as temperatures could start off in the 30s. Luckily the wind will be lighter.
7AM: Partly cloudy, frosty. 33° Wind: SW 7
9AM: Slowly warming up. 44° Wind: WSW 9
11AM: Mostly cloudy, breezy. 55° Wind: WSW 11
1PM: Dry. 57° Wind: W 11
3PM: Cloudy. 56° Wind: WSW 7
5PM: Some clearing. 52° Wind: WNW 4
Take Home Message: An extra layer will feel good. Slight breeze by mid-afternoon could bring an added chill to sweaty competitors. The good news? dry conditions fo racing.
A weather reporting station 3.9 miles east-southeast of Rochester (very close to Game Haven) reported 0.64" of rain the past 3 days. No rain this weekend but cooler conditions could leave a few tacky spots on the trail.
Saturday Pre Ride 4-6PM: Expecting widely scattered thunderstorms to roll over the Jail Trail around 6 PM. Keep an eye to the sky and remember, the second you hear thunder get yourself and the riders indoors.
Model rainfall only prints out 0.25" or less for St. Cloud Saturday evening.
Sunday Race Day: Dry, northwesterly winds set up resulting in high evaporation rates on the trail. Conditions should be tacky for the racers.
7AM: Clear, chilly. 48° Wind: NW 9
9AM: Sunny. 56° Wind: NW 11
11AM: Dry. 64° Wind: NW 9
1PM: Comfortable, low humidity. 64° Wind: NNW 9
3PM: Pleasant. 66° Wind: NNW 5-10
5PM: Mostly clear. 65° Wind: NNW 7
Take Home Message: Rain Saturday evening could cut the pre ride short. Less than 0.25" of rain will fall leaving the trail just slightly tacky for Sunday's race. Pleasant, fall-like weather for race day. Good luck!
Sunday- Buck Hill
7AM: Clear. 55° Wind: SW 4
9AM: Comfortable, low humidity. 60° Wind: SW 4
10AM: Sunny. 63° Wind: SW 4
NOON: Dry. 73° Wind: SW 7
3PM: Warm. 76° Wind: SW 5-10
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