Nice Labor Day weekend weather expected


Rain chances will be at 40% for Sunday and for Labor Day Monday.

By the afternoon, temperatures will heat up to the middle 80s as showers move east.

Saturday, skies will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83, the weather service said. We may not see abundant sunshine until late in the day, but the afternoon will be dry. Expect a mostly sunny day on Friday, but temperatures will struggle to get above 70, if they get there at all.

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The highs on Sunday and Monday will be in the upper 70s and the lows will be in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

Labor Day - Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Skies will become mostly sunny by afternoon with another dose of slightly cooler and drier air filtering in behind the front.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy and a bit cooler with a good chance for rain as a cold front approaches.

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There's a possibility of showers and even thunderstorms. Wind: S 5-10. Low: 67. NOAA forecasters say there is a 30% chance of polar geomagnetic storms (G1-class) when the gaseous material reaches our planet on August 31st. Both days will see highs in the 70s. Southwesterly breezes could gust up to 23 miles per hour. Your plans for most of Saturday should probably be inside.

Saturday: Widespread smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Highs at 89 and lows at 78. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Sunday a slight chance for a few showers.

The forecasts call for a chance of showers or thunderstorms tonight, mostly before 8.

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