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Detailed Forecast for May 5, 2017

Getting close to record breaking highs but likely staying just shy of the those numbers. Regardless, there will be plenty of hot temps around the area to close out the workweek. A front moves into the region for this weekend, kicking up gusty winds, slightly cooler air and thunderstorms. Friday, very WARM with highs hitting the low to mid 80’s. Sunny skies with a few clouds working in late in the day. Tonight, increasing clouds with isolated thunderstorms over the Central Mountains. The rest of us staying dry. Lows running on the mild side with temps near 50°. Chance of rain 30%. Saturday, partly cloudy skies with 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after Noon. Highs will still be warm with temps near 80°. Sunday, a mix of sun and clouds with a 40% chance of more scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs running a bit cooler with temps into the upper 60’s and lower 70’s. Breezy winds from the southwest at 10-20mph. The rise in warmer temperatures, will help speed up high elevation snow melt. This means higher flows in area rivers and streams. A flood warning continues for the Portneuf River, and will remain in effect for quite some time.

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