The region’s recent stretch of sunny weather will end as rain returns Friday with thunderstorms rolling in during the late afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move in mainly after 4 p.m. Friday.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely during the evening with patchy fog after midnight.
The overnight low will be around 55.
Rain is actually good news for the area.
The National Weather Service issued its latest Red Flag alert on Thursday based on dry and windy conditions in the region. The warning expired at 6 p.m. Thursday.
When an area is under a Red Flag alert, the possibility of brush fires is high.
Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a high in the upper 60s.
By Saturday night, it should be mostly clear and about 23 degrees cooler.
The sun comes back on Sunday and highs will be in the low 60s.
But don’t put away your umbrella yet; the rain returns Monday and hangs around until Tuesday.
Wednesday, it warms up a little as Old Sol makes a return appearance. Temperatures will reach a high of 58.