Enjoy this fine weather while your can, because by next week, it will be much more winter-like.
Here's the afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service. It will be sunny with a high near 51 degrees. Northwest winds between 10 to 15 mph will gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 27 degrees.
Friday will be sunny with a high near 52 degrees. Light southwest winds will become south at 5-10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday night will be partly cloudy with a low around 33 degrees. South winds will be around 5 mph.
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