NEW YORK (PIX11) — While the weekend will not be a total wash by any means, it is shaping up to be far from ideal. Two systems will cross through the region bringing the chance of rain. The first one will be a weak disturbance bringing some light showers in the afternoon. The second looks to be more potent with heavier showers and thunderstorms. That system could arrive by Sunday afternoon.

Skies will remain partly cloudy Friday night. It will be relatively quiet and comfortable with overnight lows trailing down into the mid-60s.

Saturday will feature a good amount of clouds around with a light onshore flow around. In the afternoon a weak system will bring the chance for some light showers or drizzle. Temperatures will end up holding in the upper 70s.

Sunday will feature more sun to start the day, but an approaching storm system will bring a better chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. The Storm Prediction Center has indicated that parts of New Jersey could end up dealing with an isolated thunderstorm that has the potential to produce damaging winds and hail. Afternoon highs will be in the mid-70s.

The trailing cold front associated with the storm could linger into the night keeping the chance for a few more showers.

Skies will then clear out on Monday morning leaving us with a pleasantly warm start to the week. Afternoon highs are expected to be in the lower 80s.

We should remain dry through the middle part of next week, but the chance of rain returns by Thursday or next Friday.