Storm Team 4

Clear Skies for Fireworks? Afternoon Pop-Up Showers Dry Out by Showtime

After several days of severe storms, temperatures heat up and skies dry out — just in time for Macy's iconic July 4th fireworks

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It's the question on everyone's mind: can I see the fireworks tonight?

After a week of record-breaking heat, severe storms and flash flooding in parts of the tri-state area, the weather finally levels out in time for July 4 celebrations.

While the Fourth of July looks to be an overall drier and milder day, there was a slight chance for a few passing showers during the afternoon. Temperatures returned to the upper 70s in most spots, and looked to dry out by the evening.

Storm Team 4 says most of the clouds should clear out — but some may linger — in time for Macy's NYC fireworks show on Sunday night (watch that on NBC).

The tri-state's break from last week's wretched record-breaking heat and humidity won't last though. Temperatures continue to tick up, reaching the 70s on Sunday, 80s on Monday and 90s for Tuesday.

Humidity looks to bump Tuesday's heat index into the upper 90s as the threat of more showers and thunderstorms returns mid-week.

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