Maricopa's weekend weather is forecast to be a mix of sun, rain and coarse particles. Photo by Raquel Hendrickson

A weekend of temperatures in the low 100s and some chances of rain are in Maricopa’s forecast, according to the National Weather Service.

Today, there is a 20-percent chance of showers but mostly sunny skies and a steady temperature around 98 this afternoon. The night will be partly cloudy with a low around 79.

Friday includes a high pollution advisory for Pinal County. According to the county’s Department of Air Quality, an episode of strong and gusty winds is forecast to generate widespread blowing dust that may result in local coarse particle concentrations that pose a health risk. Adverse health effects increase as air quality deteriorates. The day will be mostly sunny with a high near 101. Overnight there is a 20 percent chance of rain a low around 79.

Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 102. There is a 10-percent chance of rain before 11 p.m. The night willbe partly cloudy with a low around 79.

Sunday includes a 10-percent chance of showers in the morning but the day is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 104. The nighttime low will be around 78.

Next week is expected to have lots of sun and daytime temperatures over 105.

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