Sunny today; Air Quality Alert for Butler, Warren counties

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Skies will stay clear and sunny for today as part of a warming trend through the end of the workweek.

After a cool morning, the high temperature is expected to near 82 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

An Air Quality Alert is in effect today in Butler and Warren counties due to expected ground-level ozone, or smog.

Skies remain clear tonight, which will be more moderate with an overnight low in the middle 50s.

Dry weather and increasing temperatures are likely Wednesday through Friday.

It will be sunny with a high near 86 degrees Wednesday. Skies stay clear Wednesday night, which will have an overnight low around 63 degrees.

Temperatures are expected to push into the 90s for Thursday, with will be sunny with a high near 92 degrees. Clear skies remain Thursday night, which will have an overnight low around 69 degrees.

Friday will be mostly sunny with a high near 93 degrees. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Friday night, will be mostly cloudy with an overnight chance of overnight showers and thunderstorms and low temperatures around 69 degrees.

Showers are possible for the Fourth of July weekend, especially Saturday. However, Independence Day on Monday is expected to be dry with clear skies.

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