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Increasing Clouds Saturday Heat Arrives Sunday

Sun starts the day on Saturday before clouds move in during the afternoon. Upper ridging will set the stage for a several day stretch of 90 degree weather, beginning Sunday and continuing through much of next week. Read More >

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