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Rowan weather: Sunny and quite warm

Summer is back, at least until Friday, with highs in the 80s.

Today will be 80, with sunny skies after some fog this morning. Wind will become southwest at 5-7 mph this afternoon. Tonight will be clear, with a low of 58 and light south wind.

Tuesday’s high will be 82, with sunny skies and southwest wind at 3-8 mph. The low will be 59 with more south wind at 3-5 mph.

Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week, with a high of 83 and more sun. Calm wind. The low will be 59 again.

Thursday will be mostly sunny and 81, with a partly cloudy night and a low of 58.

Friday brings a 30 percent chance of showers, but partly sunny skies, with a high of 72. The same chance of showers lingers through Friday night, with a low of 49.

Saturday will be noticeably cooler, with a high of 65 under mostly sunny skies. The low will be a chilly 45.

Sunday should be sunny and 70.

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