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Showers Possible For the 4th of July

NBC Connecticut meteorologists are forecasting a slight warm up for Sunday.

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If you have plans Sunday afternoon, you may want to bring a raincoat or umbrella along with you. Showers are possible overnight and into the afternoon hours for the 4th of July.

An area of low pressure will continue to linger around the area, bringing with it unseasonably cool conditions.

The high temperature for Saturday was 62 degrees, which was less then the high seen on Christmas Day last year. The day featured cloudy skies with scattered rain showers.

The current record for the lowest high temperature in the month of July is 60 degrees set back in 1954. The high temp Saturday tied for third coldest in the Hartford area for this time of year.

While we expect showers for the 4th of July, conditions should become a bit drier. Overall, it should be a better day than Saturday.

Temperatures should reach the 80s by Monday and rise into the 90s for Tuesday.

Stay with the NBC Connecticut First Alert Weather Team for updates through the holiday weekend.

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