Mostly sunny with blue skies and a high near 73. That is the primary Election Day weather forecast for Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in State College. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
After overnight lows dipped into the 30s this morning with patchy frost, today should be mostly sunny with a chance of scattered showers after 2 p.m. The high temperature should reach about 70 with a low tonight around 41.
Tuesday night, after voting is finished, there will be a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms with new rainfall amounts of less than 0.10 of an inch expected.
A man takes a walk along a bank of the Susquehanna River as the Hiawatha and its dock sit is high water at Susquehanna State Park Saturday.
Wednesday will be the wet day of the week, with showers and thunderstorms likely and a high temperature near 73. Precipitation of between 0.10 and 0.25 inch is expected, with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Nights will begin warming starting Wednesday as a low of 56 is forecast.
Partly sunny skies return for Thursday with a high hear 73 and low of 52. Friday should be partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers, a high of 68 and low of 50.
Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, Saturday should be partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers, a high of 72 and low around 50.
Temperatures begin to warm Sunday, according to Accuweather, with a high of 75 and low of 54, and Memorial Day looks to offer sunshine and patchy clouds with a high of 79 and low of 56.
With 3.15 inches of rain recorded so far this month, 1.08 inch above normal, the yearly precipitation total stands at 12.71 inches, 0.61 inch below normal. The winter's snowfall totaled 45.9 inches, since last July 1.