Rain expected to hold off for most of Charlotte area Friday

Rain is expected to hold off for most of the Charlotte region on Friday.

A slight, 30 percent chance of showers is forecast mainly between 9 and 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service in Greer, S.C.

Skies should turn mostly sunny by afternoon, with a second straight day of highs in the upper 70s.

Saturday should remain partly sunny, with a more normal high for this week of the year of 68.

A 50 percent chance of rain returns Sunday, with a 70 percent likelihood at night.

Monday morning has a 40 percent chance of showers before sunshine returns.

Highs are expected to reach 70 Sunday and 74 Sunday, before dipping to 65 Tuesday and 64 Wednesday.

Mostly sunny skies should remain Tuesday and Wednesday.

Another chance of rain returns Thursday, although it’s a slight chance, at 30 percent.

Thursday’s high could reach 70.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak