Friday’s Tucson Forecast: Monsoon 2015 starting to wind down

TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST

THE CLIFF NOTES

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Today – 10% chance of storms. 94°, west-northwest wind 10 MPH.

Tonight – Mostly clear. 74°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow – 10% chance of storms. 99°, south wind 10 MPH.

FORECAST DISCUSSION

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Could this be the last gasp for Monsoon 2015?

Storm chances look to be the isolated variety today. Tucson stands a 10% chance of storms, with a 20% chance for areas south of the metro. Daytime highs reach the low to mid 90s in eastern Pima county, running a degree or two below average.

Today’s Monsoon Prediction Index is 1 out of 10 for Tucson, indicating a low storm risk.

High pressure parked over Nevada slides toward the state this weekend, keeping in an isolated storm threat. The best chance for a few storms in Tucson looks to be Sunday and Monday, with each day seeing a 20% chance. High temperatures this weekend peak in the upper 90s.

Models hint at a west coast trough scouring out Monsoon moisture by the middle of next week. Mostly sunny skies prevail for much of southern Arizona as early as Wednesday.

SKY CANDY OF THE DAY

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Rainbow of remembrance from the World Trade Center, captured yesterday in New York City by Ben Sturner. Never forget.

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