Sunshine for next few days; chance of afternoon rain to end workweek

Skies will be mostly sunny for the next few days, but afternoon showers are possible to end the workweek. JIM NOELKER/STAFF
Skies will be mostly sunny for the next few days, but afternoon showers are possible to end the workweek. JIM NOELKER/STAFF

Credit: Jim Noelker

Credit: Jim Noelker

It will be sunny, warm and dry for the next few days with the region returning to seasonal temperatures.

Conditions will be pleasant today with highs around 79 degrees. Tonight, a few clouds move in and overnight lows will fall to around 55 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

The sunshine returns Wednesday with highs near 76 degrees. Wednesday night will be mostly clear with an overnight low around 53 degrees.

It will be a bit warmer Thursday with the high temperature near 81 degrees. Overnight, skies will be mostly clear with a low around 60 degrees.

Skies will be partly sunny Friday with a high near 85 degrees. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. to end the workweek.

The possibility of rain and storms continued overnight and into Saturday morning.