We have great Christmas shopping weather this week before the rain and colder air returns by the weekend. Expect sunshine and high temperatures well into the 60s today and tomorrow and into the low 70s Thursday. Winds will be south 5 to 10 mph today and Wednesday increasing to 15 to 20 mph Thursday. Rain and thunderstorms will return Friday through Sunday. It will be a chilly rain Saturday and Sunday with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s, but no ice is expected .