Hang on until Saturday and we'll finally see some sunshine. A decent summer weekend is shaping up at the Jersey Shore.
Today - Mostly cloudy with a high near 84 degrees. Winds will be from the southwest at 15 to 17 miles per hour. The National Weather Service says there's a 70 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms that could produce heavy rain and gusty winds.
Tonight - Mostly cloudy with a low near 70 degrees. Winds will be from the southwest at 7 to 11 miles per hour. There's a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday - Partly sunny with a high near 88 degrees. Winds will switch to the north at 7 miles per hour. There's a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly before 8 a.m.
Things to Do:
• Festival of the Sea, St. Francis Parish and Center grounds, Long Beach Township. Rides, food, games of chance, 50/50s. Pay one price for all rides for any given day.
• 101 Dalmations, Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School campus, 180 Bengal Boulevard. All seats are $10. Call 609-312-8306 to reserve seats or go online at www.oceantheatre.org.
Things We Are Working On:
• Lacey MUA takes two wells offline
• Nuclear Regulatory Commission leaning toward 60-year storage period of waste containment at nuclear plants throughout the country, including Oyster Creek.