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PM Update: More nice weather Friday as temperatures rise

Sunset from the Taft Bridge. (Diane Krauthamer/Flickr)

Temperatures were within a degree or two of 70 in most spots this afternoon, following a seasonably cool morning. It’s about to warm up even more during the next several days. We’re still eyeballing the potential for an 80-degree high in the region, as well. The best chance for that comes this weekend into Monday. Tomorrow will be near-perfect as we wait.

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Through tonight: Clouds will be sparse this evening and overnight. Some fog may develop near and after midnight. It could end up a bit more widespread than last night, as lows range from the upper 40s to low 50s.

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Tomorrow (Friday): After the fog dissipates, it will be another sun-filled day to close the workweek. Highs will mainly be in the lower 70s. Winds will be light.

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Head in the clouds: I love fog; it might be one of my top weather interests. As we’ve seen recently, this can be a great time of year for it. Even on a relatively fogless morning locally, such as today, the river valleys were full of it. Where cold air meets the warm water, clouds are born.

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