Mostly cloudy skies will persist through the afternoon, with a high near 62. North winds will be breezy around 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
Tonight expect cloudy skies, then gradual clearing toward daybreak, with a low around 40 degrees along the coast. Some inland locations north of I-10 may dip into the upper 30s.
Sunny skies return by Friday morning and will remain clear through most of Saturday. A cooler, drier air mass will be in place with temperatures only reaching the lower 60s during the day and the upper 30s to lower 40s overnight.
Rain returns to the Gulf Coast on Sunday with scattered showers and a couple thunderstorms.