Are you ready for another round of drenching rain this Fourth of July? After nearly two inches fell on Manhattan yesterday, and almost an inch the day before, we could easily see another half-inch or more today. The problem, as the radar map above shows, is that the city is being squeezed by a slow-moving cold front to the north and Hurricane Arthur moving up the coast to the east. Arthur's path puts eastern Long Island in line for three inches or more rainfall today. The hurricane's passage also means high surf and dangerous rip currents this afternoon and tomorrow, so do be careful if you head out into the water.

The good news? The rain is expected to be confined to the morning and afternoon hours and today won't be nearly as warm as the past couple of days. By early evening the front will have passed, ushering in drier air and clearing skies just in time for tonight's fireworks.

Even better, more comfortable weather is on tap for the remainder of the holiday weekend. Look for lots of sun and highs in the lower to mid 80s for Saturday and Sunday.