By Matt DeLucia, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer
We’re in much better shape just in time for the weekend!READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
Skies cleared out nicely early this morning and we’re left with a mix of sun and clouds for the rest of today. It’s warmer and still muggy with highs in the low to mid 80s.
A cold front will be approaching from the northwest late afternoon into this evening. A few spotty showers are possible, but nothing widespread and certainly nothing to cancel plans over.
We also have Tropical Storm Odette well offshore and moving away… No impacts for us other than a high risk of rip currents today. Be careful if you’re headed to the beach, especially with more lifeguards now off duty!READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
Things are clear and quiet overnight behind the front. Temps will drop into the 50s in the outlying NW suburbs and 60s around the city. The humidity will also be dropping off, so it’ll be feeling nice by dawn.
Sunday is a picture-perfect finish! Expect sunny skies and low humidity. Temps will be in the upper 70s to around 80.
The nice stretch continues into early next week for the final days of summer. Fall officially arrives Wednesday afternoon, along with our next risk of some showers.MORE NEWS: Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First Received
Have a great weekend!