PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Showers are likely on this Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Expect cloudy skies with a high near 72 in Providence.

"A warm front will trigger scattered showers later this morning into the afternoon followed by a few more showers into this evening," the weather service says. "Behind the front mainly dry weather along with pleasant temperatures and low humidity for the rest of the week."

Thursday look sunny with a high near 79.

Friday should be mostly sunny with a high near 75.

The temperature should climb into the 80s this weekend under sunny skies.

"Much warmer weather arrives Sunday with summer heat and humidity for Monday," the weather service says.