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Forecast shows sunshine and rain over holiday weekend

Photos by Tom Rivers: A dog enjoys a boat ride on Thursday evening at Point Breeze.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 30 August 2019 at 7:36 am

There will be sunshine and some rain over the holiday weekend.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo also has issued a beach hazards statement for Orleans and Monroe counties for today until 2 p.m., warning that strong currents make for dangerous swimming conditions. The Weather Service urges people to stay out of the water and stay away from dangerous areas like piers and breakwalls.

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 75. That is followed by a sunny Saturday with a high near 72, according to the Weather Service.

Sunday there will be showers likely after 8 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy with a high near 73. Showers also are likely on Sunday night with a thunderstorm possible.

Labor Day will be partly sunny, with a high near 76, and a chance of showers.

The boater and his dog head out of the Oak Orchard Harbor to Lake Ontario on Thursday evening.

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