Phoenix weather: Warm weekend ahead

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PHOENIX -- Friday will bring mild temperatures and a beautiful, sunny day before much warmer weather arrives from the weekend. The day was off to a chilly start, with many Valley neighborhoods waking up to temperatures in the 40s. Look for a high of about 83 degrees this afternoon, which is a few degrees below average for this time of year.  Winds should finally be fairly calm after days of breezy to locally windy conditions across the state. 

Tonight, overnight lows will fall to the 50s around town under clear skies. If you are running in Pat's Run near Arizona State University Saturday morning, look for light winds, clear skies and temperatures in the 60s during the 4.2 mile run that begins at 7:05 a.m. Temperatures will warm to the 70s by the time the kids run starts at 9:45 a.m. 

Saturday afternoon, temperatures will quickly warm to the 90-degree mark under sunny skies. 

Sunday will be even warmer at about 92 degrees. 

Sunny and dry weather is expected to continue into next week, with low 90s likely through at least Thursday. 

No rain is expected for the next seven days. 

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