It couldn't be any better if we'd submitted a request for the weather of our dreams: sunshine and warm! The National Weather Service forecast for Battle Creek for the holiday weekend shows abundant sunshine and high temperatures in the 80's.

Thursday's forecast reserves the prediction of some cloudy areas, but otherwise the next several days are perfect for hot air balloon viewing, fireworks, barbecues and ball games.

A return to slight chances for thunderstorms in the forecast comes on Tuesday of next week.

Hear updates to the forecast all weekend long on this station.