Forecast: Hot and a chance of thunderstorms for much of Utah
Hot weather and a chance of thunderstorms in some areas is expected across Utah Thursday and throughout the weekend.
The National Weather Service reported Thursday morning that rain showers and wind may blow through some Utah counties in the early morning hours of Pioneer Day, including western Millard, Juab and Utah counties, along with the South Salt Lake area.
High temperatures on Thursday through the weekend is expected to hover in the mid-90s for the Salt Lake City area. The weather service predicts sunny skies for the next few days, with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms on Sunday.
In Cedar City, temperatures will likely reach the low 90s over the next few days, with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms every day until Sunday.
Further south, the weather service predicts that the high temperature in St. George will peak at 105 degrees on Thursday, and remain over 100 degrees every day through the weekend. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms is also predicted there every day until Sunday.