July begins to warm up and clear out Thursday

PORTLAND, Ore. — A cloudy start to our Thursday, but afternoon sunshine is expected with a slight shower chance.  Portland temperatures will warm into the low to mid 70s.  

Friday will be mostly sunny and warmer. Patchy morning clouds give way to sunshine and highs in the upper 70s.

July 4th weekend looks even warmer. Both days will be mostly sunny with highs around 80-degrees.

Saturday night will be mainly clear and mild, with temperatures falling from the low 70s at 8 pm to the mid-60s by 11 pm.

Mostly sunny and warm weather continues Monday. Cooling comes in Tuesday with a partly sunny sky and highs in the 70s.