For this afternoon, clear skies and warmer temperatures will spread across the Commonwealth. As high pressure continues to settle over the region, skies will remain clear overnight for much of the region. Clear skies will contribute to the temperature dropping around freezing by early tomorrow morning. For tomorrow, skies will continue to remain clear in the morning with winds beginning to come out of the south. Temperatures will continue to warm above average tomorrow before clouds begin to build by evening. By early Thursday morning, rain will begin for the central and eastern portions of the Commonwealth. Rain will spread from south to north ending by early Friday morning. For Friday, temperatures will be slightly below average before temperatures plummet in the wake of a cold front for the beginning of the weekend.