An area of low pressure was developing off the coast of New Jersey Wednesday afternoon with showers and thunderstorms breaking out in its vicinity. The low is expected to track northeastward and reach the Gulf of Maine by Thursday morning. This should make for a rather wet start to the day with the precipitation tapering off in the afternoon as the low pulls away. By Friday the low will be long gone with a weak ridge of high pressure bringing us more sunshine. An approaching cold front is going to bring increasing clouds Friday afternoon and perhaps a few showers or thunderstorms to the mountains and foothills late in the day. The front is expected to move through our region Friday night and as it pulls away on Saturday look for a mix of sunshine and clouds and perhaps more importantly lower dew points. Cooler and drier will continue to move our way on Sunday.