Air quality alert active for NYC; next chance of rain returns this afternoon

NEW: An air quality alert was issued through Thursday.
NOW: Tracking isolated showers and sprinkles continue from the afternoon heading into tomorrow.
NEXT: The weekend is trending dry and even warmer for Saturday. Sunday may feature some rain.
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Hilda Estevez says an air quality alert is active due to wildfire smoke from Canada still lingering in our area.
Tonight: Haze and smoke, lows from the low- to mid-50s.
Thursday: Increasing clouds with a slight chance of showers late, highs from the upper-60s to the low-70s.
Friday: Increasing clouds with afternoon showers, highs from the mid-60s to the low-70s.
Saturday: Partly sunny, highs from the low- to mid-70s.
Sunday: Partly to mostly cloudy, highs from the mid-70s to the low-80s.
Monday: Clouds and showers, highs from the low- to mid-70s.