The sun will continue to shine brightly across the state for the next couple of days.  High pressure overhead continues to dominate our weather which will lead to more of the same weather conditions today and Friday.  There will be some areas of smoke and haze due to area wildfires.  Temperatures will be in the 70s and lower 80s, with lows cooling into the 30s and 40s at night.  Strong northwest winds will be found in the northeastern portion of the state.  There the wind will be sustained at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 40 mph at times.