Feb 1, 2009

January 2009 recap and rocky raccoon weather/light info

Sorry, no photo today


It's race week!!!

Weather forecast (From Accuweather):

Saturday, Feb 7
High: 71 °F RealFeel®: 70 °F
Partial sunshine

Saturday Night, Feb 7
Low: 55 °F RealFeel®: 52 °F
Rather cloudy

Sunday, Feb 8
High: 72 °F RealFeel®: 69 °F
Mostly cloudy with a passing shower

Sounds warm! but not too warm!! This is great news.

Sun and moon information, as provided by the US Navy.
SATURDAY 7 February 2009 (times are CST)
Moonset5:36 a.m.(race starts 6am)
Begin civil twilight6:44 a.m.(44 minutes of no moon no twilight)
Sunrise7:09 a.m.
Sun transit12:36 p.m.
Moonrise4:07 p.m.
Sunset6:04 p.m.(Sunrise in 13hrs, 5mins)
End civil twilight6:29 p.m.(AM Twilight in 12hrs, 15mins)
Moon transit11:19 p.m.
SUNDAY 8 February 2009
Moonset6:24 a.m.
Begin civil twilight6:44 a.m.(20 minutes of no moon & no twilight)
Sunrise7:09 a.m.
Sun transit12:36 p.m.(race ends at noon)

Phase of the Moon on 7 February: waxing gibbous with 95% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sounds like we'll have a nearly-full moon (yay!!) that might be obstructed by clouds (boo!!)


Weight at start of month: 299lbs
Weight at end of month: 286lbs

January2100.5 mi
February 20.5
March 49
April 70
May 1
June 23
July 51
August 88 87
September 32 67
October 40 92.81
November 26 95
December 20 3

1 comment:

  1. Hey :) I'm leaving tomorrow morning for camp and not sure about my internet access while I'm there, so have to say GOOD LUCK to you here. I put a post up wishing you luck and also a photo montage on my blog so I hope that kicks off the well wishes and sends you off on a happy note.

    I'll be wishing you luck for your entire journey and sending you little "kick butt" thoughts over each mile.

    Get out there and GET IT DONE this weekend!!

    Go STEVE!! I am so, SO excited for and proud of you.

    WHOOO :) :)