Actually I agree with the straightening. I am thinking that may be my best bet. I won't need any updo's or fancy stuff.
Between a hat and rain jacket, hopefully that will keep the rain at bay and not mess the hair up too much.
2b or 2c, Fine, Thick, Low Porosity

shoulder length, flat on top, waves to curls through the bottom half with better curls underneath

Currently using- DevaCurl Lo-Poo, One Conditioner, and AnGel