Tonight: Mostly cloudy with patchy fog. Showers and thunderstorms will enter the area from the west and southwest by daybreak. Lows near 60. 

Friday: Showers and storms are expected, mainly during the morning through s. The severe weather threat is low, but not zero. Should any storm turn strong to severe, it could produce gusty winds and possibly a brief spin-up tornado, but the main concern will be heavy rain.  The severe threat would be in the morning hours roughly between 5 AM through 9 AM. Rain totals look to be around 1 to 2 inches with locally higher amounts. Highs in the lower 70s.

Saturday & Sunday: Early showers are possible Saturday morning, but the rain will end by midday. Clearing skies throughout the afternoon and evening. Temperatures will likely be in the 50s as we ring in the New Year! Mostly sunny and pleasant on New Years Day. Highs in the mid 70s. 

Next Week: Our next storm system will begin to move into the region Monday and Tuesday. We will need to watch out for heavy rain and strong to severe storms. Rain totals between now and next Wednesday look to be 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts. Stay tuned as we comb through the details. Temperatures will be in the 70s to start the week and 60s as we wrap up the week.