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Stephanie Hawthorne, left, and Aubrey Cook relax on Quail Lake in Colorado Springs.

Slight chances of afternoon showers Friday usher in a weekend of possible rain to Colorado Springs, the National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted.

Friday starts off with sunny skies, but a 30% chance of rain is possible after 5 p.m., the agency said.

Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 92 degrees with mild breezes, the weather service said.

Overnight temperatures are likely to drop to a low of 61 degrees. A 40% chance of rain is possible before 1 a.m. and again after 5 a.m., the agency said.

Saturday chances of rain and thunderstorms start at a 50% chance and increase to 90%, with Sunday likely to bring more showers, the weather service said.

Here's the rest of this week's forecast from the National Weather Service.

Saturday: High near 81 degrees and winds between 10 to 15 mph. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3 p.m., then showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74 degrees and winds between 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees and winds between 5 to 10 mph. A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and winds between 5 to 10 mph. A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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