HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS THE AREA, JUST IN TIME FOR THE WEEKEND

SUNSHINE AND PLEASANT CONDITIONS FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Friday: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs 74 to 78 inland, 72 to 76 beaches. Winds north 5 to 10 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear and chilly. Lows 50-54 inland, 56-60 coastal. Light wind.

Marine Forecast: North wind 15-20 knots, decreasing to 5-10 knots this afternoon. Seas 3-5 feet with moderate chop on rivers and sounds.

Weather Summary:

Friday will close out the week with lots of sunshine and less humid conditions. Highs will be in the low to mid 70s at the beaches to upper 70s at inland locations.

High pressure is the dominant feature this weekend with sunshine and temperatures in the 70s.

Monday through Wednesday will again be partly to mostly sunny, but warming on up. We will be certainly above normal for the first half of next week. We could see pop-up showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday. That is a 20 percent chance.

Highs will be in the upper 70s to low 80s Saturday and Sunday, with mid to upper 80s Monday through Thursday. Lows will be in the mid 50s Friday and Saturday nights, with low to mid 60s Sunday night and Monday night, plus upper 60s to low 70s Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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Our normal high 82°, low 61°.

---Meteorologist Mallory LaPella