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A dry morning with a humid feel, and some warm sunshine, the best of this across Essex where it may become very warm during the afternoon.
Meanwhile, turning cloudier in the north by midday with some light rain heading south.
Maximum temperature 26°C.
Rather cloudy and humid during the evening with some spots of light rain clearing south.
Becoming drier and clearer later in the night with a slightly fresher feel by dawn.
Minimum temperature 10°C.
A dry and fine day with sunny spells and a fresh northwesterly breeze.
Cloud may become more abundant at times during the afternoon, but remaining bright and dry.
Maximum temperature 19°C.
Outlook for Friday to Sunday
Fine and dry and becoming increasingly warm, with light winds and strong sunshine.
The sunshine perhaps hazier during Saturday. Feeling cooler overnight than of late.