(WJW) — There’s a 30% chance of scattered showers and a thunderstorm Thursday evening with temps in the upper 60s. Highs in the low to mid 70s Friday and Saturday with more sun.

Next week brings an early October heat wave with highs of 80 degrees starting Monday.

Rainfall amounts up to a quarter of an inch are expected in spots through Thursday.

A lingering morning showeris also expected Friday.

Friday, clouds and a few showers will be around in the early morning but the afternoon should feature gradual sunshine with a potential isolated diurnally driven shower. Temperatures will be back into the lower 70s.

It’s looking nice for Friday night football!

We need any amount we can get! Most backyards are at a 2.25″ to 2.50″ rainfall deficit.

The weekend looks gorgeous! Plenty of sunshine and mid 70’s as we usher in October.

Here’s the latest 8-day forecast:

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