Once again a fairly healthy breeze should be blowing in from left field tonight at Citizens Bank Park, and that's not going to hurt Roy Oswalt or Bronson Arroyo.
Otherwise, the atmosphere should be more than kind to the fans at the onset of one of the most magnificent weekends of the fall.
But should the Phillies survive in the playoffs, don't expect the good run of weather to persist. It almost certainly will get chillier, and the serious coastal-storm season could get under way at almost anytime.
Jim Eberwine, the former National Weather Service marine specialitst in Mount Holly and a lifelong baseball fan, thinks the likelihood of a good coastal storm affecting Philadelphia during the World Series is as high as 35 percent.