Metro-East News

Pleasant temperatures for a little while longer

Skies will be sunny and temperatures will be pleasant for the next few days.

But the weather could make a significant change in time for the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

The high will be 71 Tuesday under sunny skies with a breeze from the west at up to 15 mph. That’s right on the average high for this time of year, 71.

Tuesday night, the low will drop to 46 under clear skies.

Skies will again be clear Wednesday with a high of 72.

It will be mostly clear Wednesday night with a low of 45.

The high will jump up to 76 during the day Thursday. During the evening, there is a 20 percent chance of rain in the forecast with a low of 48.

According to the extended forecast, temperatures will be much cooler by the weekend.

The high Friday is expected to reach only 64. On Saturday it won’t make it to 60, topping out at 59 and on Sunday the high will reach 61.