Rain likely to dampen the holiday

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5-Day Forecast with Eric Elwell

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Clearing and cooler tonight
  • Pleasant Saturday
  • Showers develop by late Sunday, wet Monday
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DETAILED FORECAST

Tonight: Skies will become mostly clear with diminishing winds. Temperatures will slowly drop back through the 70s into the 60s after sunset. Mainly clear skies are expected with overnight lows dropping into the middle 50s.

Saturday: It should be a very nice start to the holiday weekend with a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures will top out in the upper 70s with low humidity. The weather should stay nice and pleasant for any area fireworks Saturday night.

Sunday: Clouds will be on the increase with a chance for scattered showers toward evening. Hit or miss showers will remain possible through any fireworks celebrations Sunday night. Highs for the day will hold in the middle 70s.

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Fourth of July: A soggy holiday is expected with cloudy skies and rain likely. A few thunderstorms will also be possible. Rain could be heavy at times, especially south of Interstate 70. Rain may taper off to allow for some fireworks displays to go on Monday night, but it will be a close call. Highs will reach into the upper 70s.

Tuesday: Partly sunny skies and warmer, more humid conditions are expected. A pop-up shower or storm will be possible. Highs will reach back into the middle 80s.

Wednesday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with a pop-up storm possible. It will remain quite warm and muggy with highs approaching 90 degrees.