TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST
THE CLIFF NOTES
Today – 40% chance of storms. 100°, west-southwest 10 MPH.
Tonight – Partly cloudy late. 78°, southeast wind 5 MPH.
Tomorrow – 30% chance of storms. 101°, west wind 10 MPH.
An unstable atmosphere & more moisture should lead to a better chance of thunder.
There is a 40% chance of storms this afternoon & evening. Favored areas for storms today appears to be across Pinal, Pima and Santa Cruz Counties. Storms will be capable of locally heavy rainfall, gusty winds & blowing dust along I-10 and I-8. Be aware for the potential of reduced visibility if you’re traveling to Phoenix or San Diego. Click here to see what to do when caught driving in a dust storm.
Morning cloud cover may work against widespread storm development will be. If clouds hang around, the atmosphere won’t be as unstable & may decrease coverage.
Today’s Monsoon Prediction Index is 5 out of 10 for Tucson, indicating a moderate storm risk.
Storm chances decrease this weekend. Saturday features triple digit temps and a 30% chance of thunder. Isolated storms return to the forecast Sunday and Monday. Scattered storm chances may come back late next week.