Will it be favorable for outdoor activities this weekend, or a "stay inside"sort of deal? Shown above are the average weather conditions for Saturday and Sunday. Much ofthe region from the southern Plains to the Ohio Valley will be warm, with thehighest temperatures expected in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Thunderstormswill roam the Southeast this weekend, mainly during the afternoon and eveninghours. The wet weather shown from Wyoming to North Dakota will occur mainly onSaturday, with some improvement expected on Sunday.In regards to Memorial Day, much of the Atlantic states region will be dry andwarm. However, thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, will occur from the centralGulf region to upstate New York. Cooler weather can be expected through thenorthern Plains and Upper Midwest. The Southwest will be dry and seasonablywarm, while the Pacific Northwest has scattered showers.

Story by AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist John Kocet.