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Rain's in the forecast for next few days

Get out those umbrellas again, because Monday's shaping up to be a wet one, according to the National Weather Service.

Sunday evening into Monday will see a good chance of showers with isolated thunderstorms, said meteorologist Joey Picca.

"It doesn't look like a severe thunderstorm outbreak, but there could be some gusty winds and heavy rain," he said, estimating rainfall to be about half an inch or more.

Highs on Sunday reached the low to mid 80s, while lows were forecast to reach the upper 60s as the showers set in.

The rainfall is slated to continue into midday Monday before they wind down as the day continues, Picca said. Highs will be in the 70s, while lows will be in the lower 60s.

On Tuesday, expect lingering chances for showers, Picca said, with high temperatures in the low to mid-70s and lows around 60.

It'll begin to warm up on Wednesday, with highs in the upper 70s and continuing light chances for showers. Lows will reach into the mid-60s, Picca said.

The region will begin to dry out on Thursday, with highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid-60s. But the dry spell won't last long -- the chances of rain pick up as Thursday heads into Friday, Picca said.

But despite the repeated forecasts of rain, Picca said not all areas of the island will see precipitation all week.

"This week is by no means going to be a washout," he said. "Where they do pop up, someone could get a quick burst of rainfall."

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