Rain in forecast could dampen wildfire concerns
A significant amount of rain forecast for Saturday should bring relief to York County, where dry conditions have led to a burn ban amid worries about wildfires.
There is an 80% chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half inch are possible. Otherwise, it will be breezy with wind gusts up to 29 mph and a high near 74 degrees.
Rainfall chances carry on into Saturday evening, with showers and possible a thunderstorm before 8 p.m. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half an inch are possible. Otherwise, it will be breezy with a low of 47 degrees.
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The rain will clear out for Sunday, which is expected to be sunny with a high near 62 and a low around 41.
Friday’s forecast will be the calm before the storm: sunny with a high near 83 degrees. Friday night there will be a 20% chance of rain before 9 p.m. Otherwise, it will be partly cloudy with a low around 61.
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The first part of the work week looks promising. Here is the outlook:
Monday: It will be mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday night: It will be mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Tuesday: It will be sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday night: It will be mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Wednesday: It will be mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday night: It will be partly cloudy, with a low around 42.