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Posted at 3:40 PM ET, 08/ 2/2010

PM Update: Still cool with a few showers, for now

By Ian Livingston

Heating back up for the rest of the week

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We've seen another rare (for this year) "cool" and quite cloudy day across the area. Temperatures have only risen to around 80 or into the lower 80s this afternoon as a moist air mass, with some showers, continues to hang out for now. Some breaks in the cloud cover should continue this afternoon and into the overnight, along with a few scattered showers.


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Through Tonight: There's still a risk of a few showers into the evening, but most spots should stay dry. However, any rain that falls could be briefly intense. Overnight skies range from mostly-to-partly cloudy as temperatures fall to lows in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

Tomorrow (Tuesday): We should finally kick the cloudiness that's plagued the area over the past few days. And with more sun, we'll see more warmth. Afternoon readings should rise to near 90 or into the lower 90s.

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By Ian Livingston  | August 2, 2010; 3:40 PM ET
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Comments

Probably not weather-related, but we are stuck on the bus on Bull Run (66W at PW/Fauquier county line). Car fire ahead is out, put out rather quickly, but all traffic is still blocked. Normal arrival in Front Royal is 5:45, but tonight, ???

Posted by: eric654 | August 2, 2010 6:06 PM | Report abuse

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