Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are all looking fantastic — high temperatures will only top out in the mid to upper 70s, with overnight lows in the mid 50s:
The pleasant weather will stick around into much of next week as well!
The one flaw in the forecast is the lack of flaws.
What I mean is, we’re getting to the point now where we could use some rain. We’re not in a drought or anything, but by the time the end of next week rolls around, we’ll have seen almost two straight weeks of completely dry weather. The European forecast model’s precipitation forecast through next Friday isn’t optimistic about the chances of rain for most of the Midstate:
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