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Cool Pattern Continues

Cool Pattern Continues

Those without air conditioning may rejoice — high temperatures for this weekend and next week look to remain near or below the average high of 80°F for this time of year. Today, the wind continues to blow from the east, bringing cold air from above the ocean. Temperatures will top out in the low 70s, accompanied by clouds and a chance for more thunderstorms. Saturday looks to be quite pleasant, as winds change to westerly and we get the warmer inland air. We should finally get some sunshine, as well as lower dew points (the dew point is a measure of the absolute moisture content of the air). The chance for thunderstorms returns Sunday night, with a chance of showers each day next week.

For the remainder of the month, look towards the southern sky just after dark. The planet Jupiter will appear as a bright star about 30° above the horizon.

Extended Forecast

Tonight: Decreasing cloudiness. Low 63°F (17°C).

Tomorrow: Partly sunny and less humid. High 80°F (27°C).

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy. Low 64°F (18°C).

Sunday through Thursday: Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms each day. Highs in the upper 70s°F (25°C). Lows in the mid 60s°F (18°C).