Seattle summer officially starts next week

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Seattle's summer officially arrives at 10:04 p.m. next Thursday, June 20.

Tell your friends: Summer officially arrives at 10:04 p.m. next Thursday, June 20.

We’ll have nearly 16 hours of sunshine next week, and KIRO 7 meteorologist Morgan Palmer has more good news for your weekend.

Temperatures Saturday and Sunday are expected to hit 74 degrees with rain tapering off Friday. There’s a slight chance for showers Sunday with a low temperature of 54 degrees.

Click here to see the latest from the KIRO 7 weather team. And July 21 is the kickoff for Seafair, Seattle’s festival of summer.

The latest from the KIRO Doppler radar livestream is below.