Beautiful spring afternoon Wednesday with warmer temperatures on the way

Bright blue skies and lots of sunshine Wednesday as a chilly morning leads us into a beautiful spring afternoon. FOX 5's Mike Thomas says it's clear all around the region with no rain in sight.

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The pleasantly cool morning will be followed by a mild and dry afternoon with highs around 74 degrees. A few passing clouds this evening with cooler temperatures expected.

Get ready for the warm weather as we head toward the weekend! A chance for showers both Thursday and Friday as temperatures climb into the high 70s and low 80s. Warm and humid this weekend with temperatures in the mid to upper 80s both days and the chance for thunderstorms Sunday afternoon.

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