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Weather Update - San Marino 17 Apr 2003

Jacques Villeneuve (CDN) BAR Honda 004 had a good weekend for British American Racing, qualifying in 10th place and finished 7th overall.
San Marino Grand Prix, Rd4, Imola, Italy., 14 April 2002

Thursday 17 April, 3.30pm European time
Track temperature: 25 degrees
Air temperature: 19 degrees
Wind speed: 3.6
Humidity: 33
Pressure: 1017.2

Weather conditions today in Imola are perfect, with minimal wind, blue skies and warm ambient temperature. But the forecast for the race is rain.

The teams are all set up in the paddock ready to go, and the indications at this stage the weather is settled today and will remain so tomorrow. It is due to be sunny initially, with some cloud moving in towards the afternoon, with maximum temperatures around 22 degrees.

On Saturday, however, it will be cloudy with a 30 percent chance of local rain showers initially, and a 50 percent chance after 3pm. On Sunday the forecast is again unfavourable. It will be cloudy initially with a 10 percent chance of light rain up to 11 o'clock and a 20 percent chance by noon, rising to a 55 percent chance between 1pm and 3pm and 60 percent after that.