PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J.. -- Look, up in the sky!
It's a bird.
It's a plane.
Yes, rain. The farmer's friend that has seldom been seen in these parts the past few weeks will be making a return engagement in the region during the early part of this week, according to the National Weather Service.
There will be a slight chance of showers Monday after noon with a high near 77 degrees, the service said. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent. There also is a 40 percent chance of showers Monday night, the service said, with a low around 65 degrees.
The chance for rain also will be 40 percent Tuesday with a high near 78 dgrees, the service said.
That likelihood increases to 60 percent Tuesday night with thunderstorms also a possibility after 9 p.m, the service said. Rainfall amounts between 1/2 and 3/4 of an inch are possible, the service said.
That same forecast carries into Wednesday, with another 1/4 to 1/2 inch of rain possible, the service said.
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