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Chance of afternoon thunderstorms Tuesday in northern Utah

Published May 29, 2012 10:16 am

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After a rainy weekend, sunny skies and warm temperatures were expected Tuesday across Utah.

However, the National Weather Service did not rule out the possibility that some thunderstorms could rumble through parts of northern Utah in the afternoon.

The weather service said there was a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms starting after noon. Temperatures were supposed to top out in the 80s in parts of the north and in the 90s in far southern Utah.

Any storms were predicted to clear out by nightfall.

Come Wednesday, residents could expected mostly sunny skies, but cooler temperatures. Highs Wednesday were predicted to only be in the 70s in the north and the low 90s in the south.

Air quality rated a "Green" or healthy rating statewide, according to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Salt Lake City looked for a high of 81 and 73, respectively; Ogden expected highs of 78 and 73; Provo was pegged at 80 and 75; Logan looked for highs of 74 and 69; Wendover 79 and 74; Duchesne 75 and 73; Cedar City 79 and 77; St. George 92 and 90; and Moab 85 and 89 degrees.

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