Weather: Hot Friday, Stormy Sabbath

Friday will be partially cloudy and dry, while the Sabbath may see thunderstorms.

Maayana Miskin ,

Israel news photo: Flash 90

Friday will be unusually warm and dry for the spring season, weather forecasters said Friday morning. Skies are expected to remain partially cloudy.

Strong easterly winds will blow in the north, and dusty air is expected in the south beginning in the afternoon. There may be extremely light rainfall.

On Saturday the weather is expected to change dramatically. Skies will be cloudy, with local rain showers in the north and center.

There will be strong wings, and possibly thunderstorms. Temperatures are expected to drop noticeably.

Temperatures are expected to rise again early next week, making the weather unseasonably warm.