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Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 10/05/2012

PM Update: A satsifying Saturday but Sunday is cold and raw

There’s no question: even with the chance of an afternoon shower, Saturday is the day to be outside this weekend. Sunday turns unseasonably cold, with rain likely, especially in the morning.

Through Tonight: Summer lovers will be thinking to themselves: “If only it could stay this way...” Under mostly clear skies, evening temperatures falling through the 70s are super pleasant. By very late tonight, temperatures fall down into the mid-50s in the cooler suburbs to the low 60s downtown. Winds are light from the southwest.

Saturday: Not at a bad day. Through at least 2 p.m., it’s dry and generally warm. When the cold front gets close later in the afternoon, a few widely scattered showers may break out (20 percent chance), but a lot of us remain dry. Highs range from 75-80. Winds will start to kick up a bit, reaching 10-20 mph during the afternoon from the southwest.

Saturday night: Temperatures steadily fall and clouds increase. After around 2 a.m. rain develops (70 percent change). Lows range from 45-50. There’s a light breeze from the northwest at 5-10 mph.

Sunday: Rain is likely, especially in the morning through early-to-mid afternoon. By mid-to-late afternoon, rain decreases in coverage and intensity. Temperatures don’t make much headway at all Sunday, and may actually fall from morning highs near 50 down into the mid-40s by midday. If the rain departs and some sun emerges late Sunday, there could be a late day bounce back up to near 50. But it’s much colder, any way you slice it!

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