Sunday, September 14, 2008

it's like totally the simplest weather report ever

If you spend most of your day in an office building, you don't need a detailed weather report in the morning; all you need to know is whether or not to bring an umbrella. Which is why Umbrella Today is my new favorite site. Type in any US zip code (sorry, other users) and the site will tell you if it will rain. Give them your cell phone number and they'll keep you updated, texting you on days you need to pack an umbrella. You'll never have to take refuge under a soggy newspaper again.


Anonymous said...

Thanks -- the link and advice is a swell as the delivered idea of the ad broad talking a fellow out of his umbrella in trade for her soggy newspaper -- great!


I'm going to start 4 new websites:
Lunch Today?
Drinks Today?
Sex Today?
and, of course,
USA Today?

the girl Riot™ said...

i just run from point a to point b... regardless of state of "need" umbrellas themselves still too bulky & losable. and don't get me started on ponchos.

Ad Broad, oldest working writer in advertising said...

@girlpie I hadn't thought of that irony. ; )

@bob hoffman I believe #3 is already taken

@thegirlriot Try a micro-totes!

Joker said...

Interesting premise but I remember being in NYC with an umbrella and it being immaterial as I still got drenched from side sprays or just the ridiculous amounts of downpour. Still for normal rainy days, which I love, definitely a site to keep tabs on ;)