PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Lingering showers are expected across the region Sunday night. Thankfully, the region will get some warmer temperatures and the sun will return for Memorial Day on Monday.
Memorial Day will be a nice break from the nasty weekend weather. While a few isolated sprinkles are possible in the morning across the northern parts of the region, the sun will finally break through the clouds for the rest of the area.READ MORE: Methacton Lacrosse Coach Garth Little Facing Charges After Video Captures Him Shoving Student-Athlete
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While it will not be overly warm, it will feel much better than the last few days. Highs for Memorial Day will climb back into the mid-70s.
Atlantic City set a record cold high temperature on both Saturday and Sunday, but temperatures will also reach the 70s for Memorial Day — although still not summer-like. It will still feel like sweet relief.
Most towns along the Jersey Shore will avoid that chilly sea-breeze as the wind flow should remain onshore for much of the day Monday. The temperature rebound combined with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies should make for a great day on the boardwalk.
If you dare to take a chilly dip in the ocean — be aware there is a moderate risk of dangerous rip currents tomorrow. Always remember to swim in front of a lifeguard.READ MORE: Homeowner's Body Found Following Explosions, Massive Fire In Lower Providence Township Townhouses
As many people head back to work on Tuesday, the conditions are expected to get even better with more sun and high temperatures pushing well into the upper 70s, near 80.
After the long holiday weekend ends, the shortened work week starts with sunshine and 70s Tuesday. Then the heat and humidity return as well as a t-storm threat later on @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/EzGcmajtOM
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It will be another dry afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds on Wednesday and highs will once again push towards 80.
A frontal system then approaches the region at the end of the week and the start of the weekend. That could fire up some thunderstorm chances starting Thursday and lasting into the start of the weekend.
Temperatures should remain in the upper 70s to low 80s Thursday through Saturday.MORE NEWS: 'Sad Day In The Rescue World': Animal Advocates Fear Proposed Legislation Would Force Dog Owners To Give Up Pets
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