Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The dry, mild weather will continue over the weekend. High temperatures will be near normal Saturday.

Friday was partly to mostly cloudy. Temperatures Friday afternoon climbed into the middle and upper 70s. The Columbia airport hit 78° Friday.

It will be slightly cooler Saturday, but still pleasant. High temperatures for the start of the weekend will be in the lower to middle 70s under partly cloudy skies.

Mostly sunny skies are expected Sunday. High temperatures will be in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

Temperatures will continue to warm for the start of the new workweek. High on Monday will be in the lower 80s. High temperatures by Tuesday and Wednesday will be in the middle 80s.