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Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

A southerly breeze will bring slightly warmer temperatures — and an increase chances for rain to York County, according to the National Weather Service in State College. 

After reaching a high temperature of 70 degrees Tuesday, winds turn out of the south Tuesday night with a low of 47.  NWS forecasters say those southerly breezes continue to blow Wednesday between 5 to 10 mph, with occasional gusts to 20 mph, and a high near 69 degrees. 

Rain chances increase Wednesday night with a 50% chance of showers after 2 a.m. and a low of around 58. A southerly wind will continue to blow between 10 and 20 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected. 

Greta Richards, 3, of Wrightsville, holds an orange umbrella as it begins to rain while parents Peter Richards, back left, and Lindsey Richards, back right, stand nearby during the Pawpaw Festival of York County at Horn Farm Center in Hellam Township, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Dawn J. Sagert/The York Dispatch

Rain chances increase to 90% Thursday with a half to three quarters of an inch of rain predicted with a high of 66 degrees. There is a chance for a thunderstorm after 8 a.m. Southerly winds continue to blow between 11 mph and 24 mph. 

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Temps are expected to cool down again Thursday night with a low around 46. There is a 30% chance of rain before 2 a.m. with between a tenth and a quarter inch possible. 

Here’s the early outlook for the weekend from the National Weather Service: 

Friday: It will be sunny, with a high near 60. 

Friday Night: It will be mostly clear, with a low around 42. 

Saturday: It will be sunny, with a high near 61. 

Saturday Night: It will be partly cloudy, with a low around 46. 

Sunday: It will be mostly sunny, with a high near 64. 

Sunday Night: There will be a 30% chance of showers. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.