Sun lovers are advised to soak up as much of it as they can today, because the weather is about to take a turn toward the damp.

Sun lovers are advised to soak up as much of it as they can today, because the weather is about to take a turn toward the damp.

The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies today, with a high of 69 degrees in Medford. It goes downhill from there, with rain predicted for Thursday and lighter showers from Friday through the weekend. Highs will be in the mid- to upper-60s. The sun may begin to show up a bit more on Sunday, with a high of 69 forecast.

Things are expected to brighten up much more next week, with sunny skies and a high of 77 predicted for Monday and more sun and a high of 82 on Tuesday.