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Clouds Again Today; Sunshine Returns Saturday

After another cloudy day today with temperatures stuck in the lower 40s, sunshine will return on Saturday and for much of Sunday as well. Highs over the weekend will be between 45 and 50, which is about 10 degrees above normal for late November. Read More >

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