Sick of the rain and cloud cover? So am I. The good news is sunnier skies are back in the forecast. A few isolated to scattered showers are possible this afternoon, otherwise mostly cloudy skies and high's in the lower 80's will be the main story. As a front slowly meanders south, a high pressure system will fill its place. Anticipate decreasing clouds overnight tonight and through Thursday.
This afternoon will be somewhat calm. A few showers and storms from the west will develop but severe potential is very low and not everyone will see rain. Continuing into tonight, cloud cover will begin decreasing allowing for sunshine by Thursday afternoon. Friday and the weekend will be warm, but mostly dry. With that said, an isolated shower/storm or two could pop up in the afternoon hours in the days ahead but these will mainly stay contained to the higher elevations.
A peak into Independence Day shows sticky and muggy conditions. Afternoon high's will be in the upper 80's to lower 90's (for some) with dew points in the mid to upper 60's and even lower 70's. We call this the "bad hair day" forecast as conditions will feel rather sticky and uncomfortable. Not only does this raise the "feel like temperature" but also could lead to afternoon pop up showers through the weekend.
For now, keep the umbrellas handy as a few showers are possible the remainder of the day. Sunshine will make a return tomorrow, Friday, and through the weekend.
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