In the Salt Lake and Tooele valleys, Tuesday will bring a sunny dawn, afternoon showers and highs in the mid-70s the same forecast as that for Monday, though a few degrees warmer. Wednesday's daybreak will be a wet one, and thunderstorms come in the afternoon before easing off late Wednesday night; highs will be in the low-70s.
Southern Utahns expect a rainy Tuesday dawn and clearing, breezy skies late in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid-70s about 5 degrees cooler than a sunny Monday. Wednesday, with highs in the upper-60s, arrives with showers, afternoon thunderclaps and then clearing skies heading into the evening hours.
The Utah Division of Air Quality predicts "yellow,"or compromised particulate pollution levels for all of the state except Cache and Tooele counties, which were "green," or healthy. However, conditions could improve as the impact of wind and rain kick in toward the midweek.
The Intermountain Allergy & Asthma website listed mulberry at "very high" and sycamore and oak "high" on its pollen index as of Monday. Other allergens were either "low," or did not register on the site's pollen index.
For more extensive forecast information visit the Tribune's weather page at http://www.sltrib.com/news/weather/.