Unsettled today, improving rapidly tomorrow, and gorgeous this weekend

     9:59 a.m. radar image via Weather Underground.

    9:59 a.m. radar image via Weather Underground.

    High pressure is gone, a cold front is approaching, and showers and thunderstorms will continue intermittently today. But most of tomorrow and the entire weekend will feature stunning late summer weather.

    Some areas received heavy rainfall overnight and this morning, and this will continue on and off throughout the day. Some thunderstorms could be strong. More clouds than sun, and highs in the low 80s along the coast, mid-upper 80s inland. Winds out of the southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

    The cold front will move through during the overnight hours, and high pressure will begin to build in on Friday, when temperatures will be similar to today. But it will be more comfortable. Some clouds and isolated showers are possible early, however conditions will improve throughout the day.

    There’s not much to say about the weekend other than just about perfect. Highs around 80, plenty of sunshine, and low humidity.

    BOAT/BEACH: You’ll likely have to dodge some showers and thunderstorms today, but it won’t be a washout on the sand. Keep your eyes to the sky. Breakers and swells are running about two feet. The ocean temperature is in the low 70s, and there is a low risk of rip currents, but always swim near a lifeguard.

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