Drier, sunnier weather arrives this weekend in the Hudson Valley

WHAT'S NEW: Spotty, light showers and drizzle linger into the evening. Otherwise, expect mostly to partly cloudy skies.
WHAT'S NEXT: Drying out and warming up into the weekend.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo says the weather will shift to a drier and sunnier pattern into the weekend.
THURSDAY: More sunshine and warmer. Highs around 80 degrees. Lows near 61. 
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs around 81 degrees. Lows around 62. 
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs around 84. Lows near 64. 
SUNDAY: Sun and clouds. Chance for a late-day shower. Highs around 82. Lows near 66.
MONDAY: Mainly cloudy with periods of rain showers likely. Highs around 80. Lows near 66.