Metro-East News

Sunny skies Thursday, but rain is on the way for weekend

After a chilly start, the metro east will warm up Thursday into the low to mid 60s under sunny skies.

Temperatures at sunrise were in the upper 30s causing frost on windshields for commuters.

The high is expected to reach 63 during the daytime hours. During the evening, some clouds will move in and the low will drop to 42.

There is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms Friday. The high temperature will reach 61.

Friday night, the chance of thunderstorms increases to 80 percent when the low will be 51.

Showers and thunderstorms are again likely Saturday with a 60 percent chance during the daytime hours. The high will be 68.

Saturday night, the chance of rain decreases to 20 percent with a low of 46.

Sunday should be dry with mostly sunny skies and a high of 62.