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Sunny, dry and warm weather will rule the weekend and the first half of next week. Highs will be running well above the average of 70 as we hit the mid and upper 70s this weekend then near 80 by the beginning of next week. Rain stays away until late Wednesday in to Thursday.

Today: Mostly sunny and warm with highs in the low to mid 70s. Winds will be N-W 10 mph.

Tonight: Mainly clear with a few patches of fog. Lows will dip to the upper 40s and lower 50s. Winds will be light.

Gasparilla forecast: Mostly sunny and warm with highs near 75. Winds will be N-W 10 mph. Boating will be nice as Gaspar comes up the Bay. There will be a light chop on the bay with thewater temperature in the low 60s.