Today I tried out my new backpack rain cover. It’s great! I have a small, light-weight backpack for walking to work. It is totally not rainproof. The pack cover was inexpensive and fit the pack well. All my stuff was dry when I got to work.
Usually I walk with an umbrella in town. Umbrellas are one of my favorite things, however in the wind…they are not. So – the rain cover for the backpack and bonus: your hands are free. I would recommend this for anyone who walks in the rain with a backpack. Any quick web search will turn up a variety of models and/or your favorite outdoor store should have one (or two).