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Cooler weather on the way

Monday's forecast

It still feels like summer outside today, but cooler weather is on the way and may stick around for a while, according to local weather expert Steve Monday.

Rain is on the way — possibly tomorrow — but the skies should be clear in time for OctoberTour on Saturday and Sunday, according to this forecast for Salisbury from the National Weather Service:

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of rain between 2am and 4am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

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