Thunderstorms look likely this afternoon through tonight, bringing much-needed rain to the Northland. Some storms may be strong to severe. Highs this afternoon are expected in the upper 70s. Friday we dry out with a northerly wind, which may bring smoke back to the area. Saturday, another chance of showers and storms returns to the area, keeping us cool in the 70s. The chances for showers continue into early next week, with highs in the mid 70s to near 80.