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(WJW) — Mostly cloudy skies today and mostly dry with maybe an isolated light shower. Although skies are mostly cloudy there could be some peeks of blue at times.

Temperatures will be on either side of 70 degrees.

The best chances for rain this week will be mid-week. Mainly late Wednesday and Thursday with sunshine gradually returning on Friday.

Rainfall amounts up to a quarter of an inch in spots through Thursday.

We need any amount we can get! Most backyards are at a 2.25″ to 2.50″ rainfall deficit.

The weekend looks gorgeous! Plenty of sunshine and mid-70s as we usher in October.

Here’s the latest 8-day forecast:

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