A dry and warmer airmass will spread across the state through the weekend, as high pressure at the surface builds over the region and northwest flow aloft spreads across the state. Area temperatures will warm in the 70s to lower 80s across the eastern plains, with 60s to low 70s expected over the high valleys and 40s and 50s over the mountains. Overnight temperatures will drop into the H30s to L40s through the eastern plains and H20s to L30s thorugh the high valleys and mountains.   (Please visit http://weather.gov/pub for more information.)