First Alert Weather: Sunshine and warm temperatures today! Rain returns to the region Thursday morning -Briana

The sunshine continues today! Calmer winds and a bit warmer temperatures this afternoon. Highs in the upper low to upper 70s in the Tri-Cities and Yakima Valley…low to mid 70s in Walla Walla and Pendleton. Dry conditions will be great for travel over the mountains for the majority of today. Rain moves back into the picture tonight over the Cascades. Rain is likely tomorrow for the later part of the morning drive in Eastern Washington and Oregon. The steady rain will continue for the Thursday evening drive. Showers off-and-on Friday. Light rain possible at times Mother’s Day Weekend. Temperatures take a dip into the 50s and 60s for the next 4-5 days. Warming up again by the middle of next week.