Maricopa weather will be in the 80s through the weekend, but rain could move in next week. Photo by Kyle Norby

Maricopa can expect a balmy weekend, according to the National Weather Service, but rain may move into the picture next week.

Today is sunny with an expected high of 84 degrees F. The low temperature tonight will likely be around 50.

Friday, the forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high near 83. The overnight low will be around 49 as the clouds gradually clear.

Saturday, look for a sunny day, gentle breezes and a high near 85. The nighttime low will be around 49.

Sunday, NWS predicts another sunny day and a high near 84. The nighttime low will be around 47.

Next week will be more of the same until Wednesday, which, from this distance is setting up for precipitation and gusting winds. The likelihood of rain is at 40 percent.