Originally published on Huffington Post SF

It's September, which means that while summer is fading for the rest of the country, San Francisco's warmest couple months have finally arrived.

But we'll never escape the legendary layer of fog that encapsulates the northwest part of the city, inspiring both awe and frustration alike. Love it or hate it, the shimmery gray that descends over the bay each evening is as iconically San Francisco as cable cars and sourdough bread.

A NASA satellite recently captured an image of the Fog City from above, showing a stark contrast between the blanket of water vapor that hovers over much of San Francisco while leaving Marin County, the East Bay and the southeast neighborhoods perfectly clear.

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