Storms could be possible early in the week in Maricopa, but skies are expected to be mostly clear with temperatures in the high 90s for the majority of the week.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a 30 percent chance of rain for through Tuesday afternoon. Once the storms blow through, the skies should clear up and see a return of sunny days. Temperatures are also expected to mild in comparison to the last few weeks and stay under triple-digits.
Monday is expected to be mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain throughout the day. The rain and thunderstorms could last throughout the night as well, and gusting winds up to 20 mph could cause more hazards for evening commuters. The projected high for Monday is 98 degrees.
Tuesday is expected to see a slight drop in heat to 96 degrees. There is a 10 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon, but the storm system is expected to clear out by the evening. Heavy wind could remain an issue throughout the day with gusts reaching up to 21 mph.
Wednesday is projected to usher in a streak of sunny days. The forecast calls for mostly clear skies with a high near 95 degrees. The wind is expected to calm down a bit, but gusts could still reach as high as 14 mph.
The rest of the week is projected to be mostly clear skies with moderate wind. Thursday is expected to see a high near 96 degrees, and Friday is projected to see a slight spike to 98 degrees. The sun is expected to shine through the weekend as well. However, more information will be available as the weekend approaches.