December 31, 2020 Updated: December 31, 2020, 3:23 am

The Bay Area can expect pleasant weather for the last day of the year before slight chances of rain return on New Years Day, according to the National Weather Service.

Dry and cool conditions are expected Thursday through Friday, with daily highs in the upper 50s.

The overnight lows on Thursday range from the low 30s to the low 40s accompanied by mostly clear skies.

A high surf advisory applies to coastal areas until Thursday evening.

The chance of rain returns to the Bay Area Friday night and will continue throughout the weekend.

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