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Your Colonial forecast: low-to-mid 90s, 20 percent chance for showers

FORT WORTH -- You won't have to adjust for weather this weekend if you're headed out to the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial because the forecast will be pretty consistent through Sunday.

High temperatures will be in the low-to-mid 90s and there is only a 20 percent chance for rain in the afternoons, said Nick Hampshire, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

"We have an area of high pressure over to our east and we might get some minor disturbances rotating around it," Hampshire said. "Afternoon pop-up thunderstorms are possible, but they will be dissipating or dying off after dark."

The skies will be partly cloudy through the weekend, but Colonial spectators hoping to see the play of Phil Mickelson and Rory Sabbatini should still mind the sun.

"It will be sunny at least half of the time," Hampshire said, "and you can get sunburn even in cloudy skies; some of the rays still get through."

So wear a hat, and drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.

And while there are a variety of beverages at the event, remember: Alcohol is diuretic, which also causes dehydration.

The Colonial wraps up on Sunday, but the same forecast holds Monday, Memorial Day, for backyard grillers and people going to the lakes.

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