THE CLIFF NOTES
Today – Sunny, warm. 95°, northwest wind 5-10 MPH.
Tonight – Clear. 62°, southeast wind 5 MPH.
Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, warm. 95°, west wind 10-15 MPH.
TODAY’S FORECAST DISCUSSION
93° is the warmest daytime high thus far in 2015. There’s a good chance we’ll best that this afternoon.
High pressure parks over the Grand Canyon State. In response, daytime highs run 8-10° above average today & tomorrow. Metro Tucson reaches the mid 90s under sunny skies. Western deserts have an outside shot at hitting triple digits for the first time this year.
A slow cooling trend commences this weekend into early next week. Models continue to show a cold front sweeping across the state, dropping temps to the 80s & increasing winds by Monday. There is a slight chance of a few showers late Monday into early Tuesday, mainly along and north of a Tucson-Willcox line. Breezes ease up next Wednesday with highs in the low/mid 80s in the Old Pueblo.
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