Showers will continue to work north and east this morning, allowing for drier air to fill in this afternoon. Cloud cover will still hang around but a few pockets of sunshine can be expected. Highs will remain warm as well, topping out in the mid 70s. Winds will be very breezy out of the southwest, blowing between 10 and 15 mph with gusts (in the valley) up to 30 mph. Atop ridges, gusts up to 40-50 mph can't be ruled out.
Something we haven't touched on much is the drought map for the state. Fortunately, with the rounds of rainfall we have seen each week, it has kept things in check. I anticipate this trend to continue, with little changes over the next couple of weeks.
As far as rainfall ahead, spotty isolated showers will be possible late Thursday/early Friday, though most will stay on the drier side, with dry conditions through the weekend. Looking over the next 7 days, upwards of a quarter of an inch will be possible. Temperatures will dip back into the 50s Friday and through the weekend, before warming back up next week.
Overall, following today conditions will improve. Isolated showers to sprinkles will be possible tomorrow and Friday, otherwise drier and sunnier conditions find us for the weekend and into next week.
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