Showers possible early with sunshine to follow

FORECAST: Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely though mainly after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Thursday — Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers in the morning. Partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph becoming southwest around 5 mph. Thursday night — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Friday night — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.

Saturday — Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. Saturday night — Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Tuesday have ranged from 23 degrees at Mt. Washington, N.H., to 95 degrees at Pecos, Texas.