A pattern change is ahead, Thursday will be mostly sunny with highs in the 40s and 50s. A significant change starts on Friday temperatures will soar into the 60s 70s from Raleigh east with 60s and 50s west. Showers are possible west of Raleigh into the Foothills and Mountains. Saturday, everyone gets warm with highs in the 60s, and 70s showers will move across the state from west to east during the day.

Updated 5:00 PM 1/8/2020