MONDAY FORECAST ... Partly cloudy and warm

Staff reports

Expect warm temperatures and partly cloudy skies for the first day of the work week.

Daytime highs will inch toward 80 degrees today, with a chance of rain at 30 percent. Winds will be from the south at 10-15 mph.

Overnight lows will only dip into the mid 60s.

Tuesday begins partly cloudy, but expect increased cloudiness later in the day. Highs will reach the lower 80s, with winds from the SSE at 5-10 mph. The chance of rain is 30 percent.

Sunny skies return Wednesday, with highs near 80 and lows in the lower 60s. Only a slight chance of rain is in the forecast.

The warm, sunny weather pattern continues through Friday.

Cloudiness slightly Saturday for St. Patrick's Day. A 30 percent chance of rain is expected for Saturday.

The same outlook is anticipated Sunday.