TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST
THE CLIFF NOTES
Today – 20% chance of storms. 79°, west-southwest wind 10-20 MPH.
Tonight – 50% chance of storms. 58°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.
Tomorrow – 50% chance of storms. 74°, northwest wind 5-10 MPH.
Decreasing temps, increasing storm chances and gusty winds.
A pair of troughs sweep across the state over the next 36 hours. The first storm system creates gusty winds & brings a 20% chance of metro storms between late morning and early evening. Western Pima County and areas near the New Mexico state line stand the best chance of scattered storms today. A few storms could produce damaging winds & large hail along and east of a Safford-Bisbee line.
Highs reach the upper 70s to low 80s in Tucson, with overnight lows dropping to the mid to upper 50s.
Storm chances increase to 50% late tonight into Wednesday afternoon as the second trough approaches. Daytime highs tomorrow reach the mid 70s, running 10-15° below average for late October. Showers & storms begin to taper off by the dinner hour.
Warmer & drier weather prevails heading into the weekend. Expect ample sunshine and highs reaching the upper 80s to low 90s as early as Saturday.
SKY CANDY OF THE DAY
Fall foliage in the Rincon Mountains, captured over the weekend by Tucson Today editor Bryan Pierson. I’ll have the latest Fall colors report on the blog later today. Stay tuned!