A slight chance of rain threatens the start of the National League Championship Series.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms Friday night. There is a 40 percent chance of storms Saturday when the second game of the series is to be held.
The high Friday is expected to reach 83 degrees. By the 7:37 p.m. start of the game, the temperature is expected to drop to 70 degrees. When the game is over about three hours later that temperature is expected to be about 63 degrees.
The best chance for rain Saturday is before noon. According to the forecast, skies are expected to clear before the first pitch of Game 2 is thrown at 3:07 p.m. The high Saturday is predicted to be 78.