Our weather still being controlled by a strong ridge of high pressure over the Intermountain West but it is moving eastward allowing some clouds to move overhead this afternoon and for your Thursday. Our stretch of sunshine ends by Friday as widespread thunderstorms move in and keeping things wet through Mother's Day.

Wednesday, more sunshine with some passing clouds later in the day. Warm with highs into the 70's and low 80's. Light southwest breeze at 5-15mph.

Tonight, a few clouds otherwise mostly clear with lows into the 40's.

Thursday, partly cloudy skies and warm with highs into the 70's and 80's. Light breeze from the southwest at 10-20mph. Slight chance of an evening shower or storm in the mountains.

Friday, mostly cloudy skies with thunderstorms and showers likely. A few storms could produce gusty winds and small hail along with frequent lightening and torrential rains. Breezy with southwest winds at 10-20mph. Highs will be cooler with temps into the 60's and 70's. Chance of rain 70%.

Saturday, overcast skies with rain showers and a few thunderstorms possible. Many areas receiving 1/4"-1/2" of rain with some localized pockets of 1"-2" possible. Cool with temps into the 50's and 60's. Chance of rain 80%.