Your five day forecast is drenched in 70-degree weather but lurking around its corner is the ritual of rain and squalls beckoning for spring. Before you sigh at the reminder of Mother Nature’s wrath, embrace her; the outlook is clearer than you would think.

We predict a season of sunshiny trenches, splashing rain boots, and armored umbrellas that are bright enough to lift your dreary morning commute but stylish enough to keep you singing in the rain.

Talk about a rose in bloom. We think your meteorologist would be proud.

—Nicole Miles