• Partly sunny 83°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      62%
    • RealFeel
      88°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
  • Today

    Aug 30

    Hi 79°

    A shower or t-storm in spots

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      91°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Aug 31

    Hi 80°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      82°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    Day Details >
  • Thursday

    Sep 1

    Hi 78°

    Mostly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      82°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    Day Details >
Next

Pleasant Saturday

8/30 8/31 Now: 4:56pm
PM 4-8
  • 4pm Mostly cloudy 78° 40%
  • 5pm Thunderstorms 77° 51%
  • 6pm Mostly cloudy 76° 47%
  • 7pm Cloudy 75° 43%
  • 8pm Partly cloudy 75° 47%
AM 3-8
  • 3am Partly cloudy 67° 20%
  • 4am Partly cloudy 66° 20%
  • 5am Partly cloudy 65° 20%
  • 6am Partly cloudy 64° 20%
  • 7am Partly sunny 64° 13%
  • 8am Mostly cloudy 65° 0%
AM 9-2
  • 9am Mostly cloudy 67° 0%
  • 10am Mostly cloudy 69° 0%
  • 11am Mostly cloudy 72° 0%
  • 12pm Mostly cloudy 74° 0%
  • 1pm Mostly cloudy 76° 0%
  • 2pm Mostly sunny 78° 0%
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Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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