Break out the ice cubes and water toys: Itís going to get hot starting today.

The National Weather Service in Medford is predicting a high of 98 in the Rogue Valley today and 102 tonight, with lows in the low 60s each night.

Today should be mostly clear, but then the clouds are expected to roll in Saturday, when thereís a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

The weather service issued a fire weather watch for Saturday and Sunday, meaning it expects critical fire weather conditions over the weekend.