Gusty winds swirl around in front of the University of Arizona Main Library as freshman Kelcey Cavarra, a business major from Colorado, waits for a friend before heading off to class on Feb 15, 2017. Winds were as high as 25 mph but are expected to diminish later Wednesday, according to the weather bureau. Winds may return on Friday with a chance for showers this weekend.

Gusty winds swirl around in front of the University of Arizona Main Library as freshman Kelcey Cavarra, a business major from Colorado, waits for a friend before heading off to class on Feb 15, 2017. Winds were as high as 25 mph but are expected to diminish, according to the National Weather Service.

However, showers and colder temperatures are expected as early as Friday night.

The weekend is expected to be a wet one with a storm system bringing cooler weather and the increased chance of rain.

The National Weather Service said Saturday will be windy with a 50 percent chance of showers, which increase to 70 percent by Saturday night. The highs will be in the upper 50s to low 60s Saturday.

Sunday will remain mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 50s and a 50 percent chance of rain in the Tucson area.

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Gusty winds swirl in front of the University of Arizona Main Library as freshman Kelcey Cavarra, a business major from Colorado, waits for a friend before heading off to class. Winds as high as 25 mph buffeted Tucson on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Once the winds die down, showers and lower temperatures are expected as early as Friday night. The weekend is expected to be a wet one, with a storm system bringing an increased chance of rain. The National Weather Service said high temperatures will be in the upper 50s to low 60s by Saturday.