Good afternoon. We’re rounding out the Independence Day weekend with a quieter weather day. It’s still cooler than normal for early July, but it’s comfortable for parade viewing, BBQ hosting and fireworks watching. Clouds will continue to break for more sunshine this afternoon along with highs climbing to the low to mid 70s.
AT THE BEACH: Clouds break for more sun. East winds will turn south in the afternoon at 5-10 mph. That an onshore wind will keep temperatures a bit cooler than inland areas. highs will climb to the upper 60s to low 70s.
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The weather looks dry for this evening’s fireworks displays. Skies will be partly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 60s.
While the humidity gradually climbs through the afternoon, the warmer muggier conditions will become more noticeable tonight. Plan on increasing clouds, a stray shower and areas of fog late at night. Lows will stay in the low to mid 60s.
Just in time for the start of the shortened work week, hot and humid weather returns. Highs inland will approach 90 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday with hazy sun. Each day also brings the risk for late day and evening thunderstorms. Some of those storms could be strong or severe with damaging wind gusts, heavy rain and frequent lightning.