Clouds helped keep our temperatures from rising too much today. We ended up in the low to mid-70s most spots. That’s right around the average for the date. It’ll be our last day we can say that for a while as our weather turns warmer tomorrow and hot thereafter.

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Through Tonight: Clouds of the day decrease. It could take a while to get the higher clouds out of here, so plan on stars being occasionally shrouded. Lows are near 50 in the cool spots to the mid-50s in the milder ones. Winds are light from the south.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday): We start turning the temperature up, but it’s not yet too high. Under mostly sunny skies, highs are right around 80, as humidity remains mild. Winds are out of the south around 5 to 10 mph.

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Pollen update: Tree pollen is high at 169.65 grains per cubic meter of air. Grass pollen is moderate/high. Weed pollen and mold spores are low.

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