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    Philadelphia Stays Dry Until Wednesday

    By By Kristina Pydynowski, senior meteorologist
    October 29, 2013, 12:35:11 PM EDT

    Umbrellas will not be needed in Philadelphia until Wednesday.

    High pressure will keep Philadelphia dry through Tuesday, a dramatic change from what was happening as Sandy barreled onshore one year ago.

    The arrival of fresh cool air will hold Tuesday's high to the upper 50s despite sunshine.


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    Residents will have to brush the dust off their umbrellas Wednesday morning as a quick-moving storm system returns the chance of rain to the city, but any rain should taper off by the afternoon.

    A shower from another storm will graze the city on Thursday before more numerous showers could move through the city Thursday night into Friday.

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    AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the potential for gusty winds to accompany Friday's showers.

    Friday's soaker should hold off until after trick-or-treating hours, but a stray shower could still be around Thursday evening.


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    Ahead of the late-week storm, mild air will be drawn into the Northeast and boost temperatures in Philadelphia to around 70 degrees for both Thursday and Friday.

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