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Weekend Warm-up, Bet on It

Jason Samenow @ 12:24 AM

After two straight days of temperatures struggling to reach 70, we take a giant step towards returning to average June warmth by nearing or surpassing 80 today. Then, in a flash, we'll be above average Sunday, with the mercury flirting with 90.


Forecast Confidence: Medium-HighPartly sunny, warmer. A late afternoon t'storm? The upper low offshore -- responsible for the last two days of cool weather -- will finally weaken and begin moving way. As it moves off, a bit more sunshine will emerge and temperatures will rise a bit as the eastern edge of a much warmer air mass edges into the area. Despite the added sun, we should hold onto quite a few clouds with high temperatures 78-82. With some daytime heating and bit of remnant cold air aloft, a thunderstorm or two could develop in the late afternoon and evening (20% probability). Winds will be light and out of the south, at 5-10mph. Overnight, it will be partly cloudy, with lows 60-65.

Father's Day

Forecast Confidence: HighMostly sunny, very warm. With the ocean influence out of here, and a hot air mass building in from the west, temperatures are going to take a hike. 90 degrees is certainly possible under abundant sunshine -- I'll give a range of 87-92. Westerly winds will be light at about 5-10mph.

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