Local Weather: 7-Day Forecast

Stronger wind is expected on Friday with gusts nearing 40 mph. 

The strong southwesterly wind will draw more smoke into the region. 

Still stronger wind will return again on Saturday as another weather system pushes into the region. 

Gusts over 40 mph are likely throughout the region. 

The strong downsloping wind will help to drive temperatures tino the low 80s. 

This incoming weather system will bring with it a chance of rain Sunday and Monday. 

Next week is shaping up to remain cooler with a few scattered showers.

-Jason Laird, meteorologist, Sept. 16