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(WJW) — Temperatures quickly climbed into the upper 70s and low 80s today with loads of sunshine.

This year we’ve had the driest start to September since 1973 across northern Ohio

Are you enjoying the warm-up before fall officially arrives? *it’ll be 80 degrees to end the week. Temps will be slightly cooler along the shoreline.

Mild weather for Friday night football. Temperatures will mainly be in the 70s with mostly clear skies.

An east coast storm will blanket our area with clouds the 2nd half of Saturday. A few showers may sneak in as well in our eastern counties.

Here’s the latest 8-day forecast:

Temperatures near average next week. Stay up-to-date by downloading the FOX 8 apps.