Sunny, warm temps to end the workweek; chance of storms for Saturday

WHAT'S NEW: Very warm and humid Friday with scattered showers and storms on Saturday. Weather to Watch branding can begin Friday.
WHAT'S NEXT: Sunday and Monday will be very nice with sunshine and highs in the low 80s.
News 12 Storm Watch Team meteorologist Sam Augeri says it will continue to heat up ahead of scattered storms in the forecast to kick off the holiday weekend.
OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear, mild, and muggy. lows near 66. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 5:25.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, warm, and humid. Turning breezy. Highs near 87. Mostly cloudy and muggy at night with lows near 70. Southerly winds 10 to 20 mph. Sunset: 8:28.
SATURDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, warm, and humid. Good chance of scattered showers and storms. Slight chance some storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds and heavy rain. Highs near 83. Mostly cloudy at night with showers and storms ending. Lows near 68.
SUNDAY: Partly sunny in the morning with increasing sunshine. Night near 82. Lows near 66.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny and nice with highs near 81. Lows near 66.
TUESDAY: Sun and clouds. Highs near 82. Chance for a few showers late at night with lows near 66.