Talking Giants Baseball: A San Francisco Giants/Baseball Blog: San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park Opening Day Weather Report

Friday, April 13, 2012

San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park Opening Day Weather Report

By Vince Cestone (with help from Christina Loren)

From a cubicle at the NBC Bay Area studios...

Photo Courtesy of Vince Cestone
Today's San Francisco Giants' opening day game against the Pittsburgh Pirates may be interrupted by a bit of rain.

Right now, it is cloudy with no rain at AT&T Park, but stray downpours are possible by the 1:35 p.m. first pitch. The opening pitch temperature will be a cool 55 degrees, with west-northwest gusts blowing out toward McCovey Cove at 15 mph, and the wind will pick up throughout the game.

Matt Cain, who will be taking on the Pirates' James McDonald, better watch out for those isolated thunderstorms, as a low pressure system heads toward San Francisco.

What does this mean?

Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera should gear up because it is going to be a short porch at the 309-foot marker down the right-field line. The ballpark should play live, so fans and kayakers should gear up for the long ball.


Tune in to CSN Bay Area at 1:30 p.m. for the Giants versus the Pirates live from AT&T Park.


What do you all think of the weather conditions for today's game? Are you ready for some splash hits?

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