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Some Clouds by Daybreak
LOW: 62
WIND: S 5-15 mph

SUNRISE 7:41 a.m.
SUNSET 7:22 p.m.

TONIGHT Mostly clear skies to start overnight with lows staying slightly warmer in the low 60s. Some clouds will move in by daybreak.

WEDNESDAY This will likely be the last day of the year with an 80 degree temperature. There will be a few more clouds that will thicken through the day. A cold will approach from the west with a chance for a few spotty afternoon showers. A better chance of showers move in during the evening and overnight Wednesday.

THURSDAY Widespread, heavy showers remain on and off throughout the day. The heaviest of rain is expected near and south of I-94 where a few thunderstorms may develop. Temperatures begin to cool with highs near 60. It will be breezy with winds from the west/southwest at 10-15 mph.

FRIDAY Behind the cold front we will begin the transition to much cooler temperatures. Highs Friday will only reach near 60. Scattered showers continue, especially in the evening hours.

WEEKEND Brace yourself for some of the coolest days we’ve had since the previous spring. Highs will be in the 50s this weekend with a brisk wind and showers.

EARLY NEXT WEEK Temperatures will remain in the 50s Monday and will moderate into the 60s after that. Scattered showers continue.

LONG RANGE The 8 to 14 outlook indicates a rebound with highs back to above normal and a dry pattern settling in.