While the sun will be blocked by clouds at times, rain will avoid much of the area through Sunday.
A wedge of dry air along the I-95 corridor will fight to keep rain away. Nothing more than a brief shower will pass through.
Temperatures will continue to be held a bit below normal as humidity remains low.
The weather will be ideal for most outdoor activities ranging from jogging, swimming and block parties to construction, yard work and painting projects.
Temperatures at night into the weekend will dip into the 50s in the northern and western suburbs but will stop in the 60s in urban areas and at the beach.
The air will turn somewhat more humid on Monday before a greater surge of warmth and humid occurs for Tuesday, returning temperatures to the 90-degree mark.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned for that steamy air to trigger strong thunderstorms later Thursday.
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While waves of arctic air will continue to pour across the Great Lakes and New England this weekend, milder air will surge farther northward early this week.
The cold reprieve unfolding across the United States will not last long with waves of chilly air set to invade many parts of the country in the days leading up to Christmas.
Urduja, known globally as Kai-tak, will continue to unleash life-threatening flooding rain and mudslides as it slowly crosses the Philippines into Monday.
Winds will again kick up and become strong, raising the risk of rapidly spreading wildfires in Southern California through Sunday as firefighters continue to battle the historic Thomas Fire.
After an unseasonably quiet start to December in the northwestern United States, a significant storm will set its sights on the region spanning Tuesday to Wednesday.
Southern Vietnam and the Malay Peninsula are being put on alert for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Kai-tak later next week after it finishes lashing the Philippines.
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