Plenty of sunshine Wednesday in the Bay area

ST. PETERSBURG -- Tuesday's cloudy conditions have moved on, making way for plenty of sunshine in the Bay area Wednesday.

According to Bay News 9 meteorologist Juli Marquez, temperatures will be warmer Wedmesday afternoon.

"We'll have a lot of sunshine today," Marquez said. "It will be a gorgeous day with above-normal temperatures."

After morning temperatures in the 40s and 50s, today's high will be around 75 degrees and will be even slightly warmer by Thursday.

Rain chances return to the region Friday with a 60 percent chance of showers, followed by cooler temperatures during the weekend.