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National Weather Service Forecast
Sunday, August 31

Today Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the upper 70s. Gusts up to 20 mph this afternoon.
Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some storms may produce heavy rainfall. Humid with lows in the upper 60s. Gusts up to 20 mph this evening. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Labor Day Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some heavy rainfall possible in the morning. Humid, highs around 80. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. 
Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. 

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