Mostly sunny;
hot in mid 90s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph — Becoming south.

Friday — Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night — Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Saturday — Partly sunny in the morning — Then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. west winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Saturday night — Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Sunday — Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Sunday night — Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

Monday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Monday night — Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

Tuesday — Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Tuesday night — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

NATION: Hot in Central and Eastern U.S. on Thursday. Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Wednesday have ranged from 25 degrees at Stanley, Idaho to 106 degrees at Smyrna, Tenn.