Those in London for the Games will be getting a more authentic British weather experience today as rainy spells hit the capital.
Thursday was the hottest day of the year in Britain — temperatures reached 31.4 Celsius 89 Fahrenheit) at the Olympic Park — but Friday started off much cooler indeed.
The good news? Forecasters say that any rain should have cleared by early evening with the British Met Office predicting just a 10 percent chance of a downpour at the opening ceremony. The event begins at 8.12 p.m. (3:12 p.m. EDT) so if things play out as expected the 60,000 spectators in the Olympic Stadium should stay dry.
Whatever happens with the weather, you can bet the Brits will be talking about it.
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