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Cleveland Marathon 2012: Weather Forecast

On Sunday, May 20, the 35th annual Cleveland Marathon will be run by many in and around the community. There is a full day of events lined up and it could all be ruined if Mother Nature doesn't cooperate.

Fortunately, it looks like she's going to, for the most part, but it is expected to be a dry and hot one.

According to, Sunday's start time is forecasted to be mostly sunny and about 61 degrees with 78-percent humidity. There is only a 10-percent chance of precipitation. By 11 a.m. the humidity will drop to 48-percent, but the temperature is expected to rise to 78 degrees with zero chance of any precipitation like the refreshing spritz runners received last year. says the weather can be unpredictable, though, so be sure to wear layers and shed them as necessary. For what it's worth, the average high on race day is 71 with a low of 51.

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