ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — We won’t have to deal with gusty winds Thursday. Get ready for more sunshine and spring-like temperatures in the forecast.

It will be a chilly start to Thursday. Morning temperatures will start in the 30s and lower 40s with mostly clear skies overhead. Slightly below-average temperatures are in the forecast for the day, but it will feel a bit more spring-like. Afternoon highs will range from the 60s and into the lower 70s. Winds may be breezy at times with gusts up to 20 mph possible.

Clouds will gradually increase Thursday evening. However, the dry weather will stay in place for a bit longer. Expect chilly low temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s.

More clouds are in the forecast for Friday. Spotty light rain showers are possible in parts of the New River Valley and Alleghany Highlands. Otherwise, much of the region will notice partly to mostly cloudy skies overhead. High temperatures will be in the 60s.

The weather will become a bit unsettled over the weekend. Highs will be in the 60s and lower 70s for both Saturday and Sunday. A warm front near Southwest and Central Virginia could spark some rain showers Friday night into Saturday. However, showers and a few storms are more likely Sunday. Rain chances are higher during the afternoon hours. The weekend doesn’t look to be a complete washout, but you may want to keep an umbrella on hand if you’re heading to any outdoor events, like the Vinton Dogwood Festival.

Daily rain chances remain in the forecast for the beginning of next week. A few showers may move through Monday before rain chances increase again Tuesday. We’re not expecting persistent, all-day rain in the forecast. Most of the showers/storms are slated to move through Southwest and Central Virginia. during the afternoon and early evening hours. It will be warmer for the beginning of the upcoming week with highs in the 70s and lower 80s.