Poppies bloom in the foreground and brittlebush flowers cloak slopes in the distance along the Gates Pass Road on March 6, 2015. Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

Breezy conditions today, with daytime highs continuing to warm through Friday. A storm system coming into the region this weekend brings valley rain, mountain snow and a brief cool down in temperatures.

High: 70

Low: 44