Boston Braces for (Not-Too) Stormy Marathon

By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Apr 16, 2007 8:47 AM CDT
A pedestrian with an umbrella passes the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Sunday, April 15, 2007, in Boston. A severe no   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – Despite the advent of what has been hailed as a storm of historic proportions on the East Coast, some are predicting tolerably mediocre weather for today's Boston Marathon. The forecast for calls for clouds, winds and temperatures in the 40s, but nothing that will drown the runners.

The Herald quotes Gwen Garnett, a medical student: "I’m choosing to live in la-la land and believe it’ll be a clear day."