The storms will be quick moving, Mike says, with most exiting the area by 7 p.m. Washington, D.C. will be under a slight risk for sever weather heading into the afternoon while some areas to the north will be under an enhanced risk.
Conditions turn warmer and more humid for Thursday, and an approaching storm system brings the threat for severe weather.
Let's back up to today's forecast, when we do have clouds increasing and just a chance for a few morning showers and then another round of showers later in the day. Strong to severe thunderstorms are likely, with the primary threat being large hail and damaging winds, although an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
Saturday night - Low around 75. "It's a really changeable time of year".
For Payson, expect highs in the low 70s until Monday, when the forecast calls for 64 degrees.
On Sunday, temperatures will push 86 degrees.
According to the National Weather Service, it's not out of the question for some areas to see temperatures hit 100 degrees over the weekend.
There's a moderate risk of rip currents along the Jersey Shore on Friday with ocean temperatures in the mid-50s. Hypothermia can set in within an hour in temperatures ranging in the 40s and 50s, according to the weather service.
As one of the coolest months of May in recent history comes to a close, Phoenix-area temperatures are expected to creep up but remain pleasant over Memorial Day weekend.
But this year's Memorial Day isn't expected to break a record. "No strong waves or anything, that's a positive".