Flying with strong winds

I’m about to fly out from San Francisco International Airport, SFO, where there is currently a strong wind and heavy rain. Sometimes it makes me a little nervous, especially with the take off.

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Wind comes from SSE, which means the planes will take off with the wind in the back.  Winds at 48km/h, gusting to 58km/h.

On my way to SFO, a large tree fell over the 280 South bound, which made an ugly traffic jam for the people going south. Lucky me I had no delays.

Update: after rain comes the sunshine. Just one hour later, the sky is clearing, sun pops through the clouds and rain has stopped.

After the rain, comes the sunshine - SFO feb 26 2010

After the rain, comes the sunshine - SFO feb 26 2010

Too bad the crew arrived late at SFO because of the weather and traffic. Now so much for the planning of coming early!