PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A cold front has moved through the region, bringing drier air along with it, the National Weather Service says.

Expect sunny skies and high near 79 degrees today in Providence. The wind will blow from the northwest, gusting up to 28 mph.

Clouds will increase tonight and there could be a shower overnight.

For Friday, showers could linger until about 9 a.m. and then clouds should gradually clear, but the high should reach just 69 in Providence.

Saturday and Sunday look sunny with highs in the 80s.

"Near record heat arrives Monday along with humid conditions," the weather service says.

The high should reach 91 Monday in Providence.

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