Stormy weather will make a return for the weekend followed by drier weather and sunshine into the new week.
Thunderstorms will threaten afternoon activities on Sunday and the chance of storms will continue into the evening hours.
Highs will reach the upper 70s as high pressure slides off to the east of the area, AccuWeather.com Meteorlogist Brian Edwards said.
"Skies will turn mostly cloudy Saturday night into Sunday with a few showers and thunderstorms expected by Sunday midday and afternoon," he said. "There will be a few showers or thunderstorms affecting the area so be sure to take along the umbrella if you have any outdoor activities planned."
Those planning on spending time in the sun should take proper precautions and continually apply sunscreen throughout the day.
Monday will see more clouds than sun with a cold front moving through.
"Drier weather moves in for Tuesday and Wednesday with a good deal of sunshine both days and highs near 80," he said.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
Ski areas will welcome the fresh power that will blanket mountains from the Alps and Apennines into the Balkans.
A storm will spread rain and disruptive snow across southeast Europe Sunday into Monday.
As snow winds down over the Central states during the weekend between Christmas and New Year's Day, a new storm will ramp up over the Northwest and will lead to travel disruptions.
There is the risk of flooding from Louisiana to Alabama this weekend, while rain may lead to travel delays in a large part of the South and spotty rain and snow reach the Northeast.
As the year comes to a close and people prepare to celebrate the start of 2015, many will be bundling up as cold weather stretches from coast to coast.
Amarillo, TX (2000)
20.2" of snow - the all time 24 hour December record.
Tennessee's heaviest snow since 1843: McMinnville 14"; Memphis 8.5".
Long Branch, NJ (1913)
70 mph winds during a huge coastal storm.