Tuesday’s Tucson Forecast: Trending blustery, cooler & wetter

TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST

THE CLIFF NOTES

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Today – Increasing clouds, windy. 79°, southwest wind 20-30 MPH.

Tonight – 50% chance of showers. 56°, southwest wind 5-15 MPH.

Tomorrow – 50% chance of showers. 66°, west-southwest wind 10-20 MPH.

FORECAST DISCUSSION

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Gusty winds, followed by a decent shot at valley rain & mountain snow.

A cold front sweeps across the state over the next 48 hours. 20-30 MPH southwest winds are possible this afternoon as highs reach the upper 70s. Isolated showers develop west of Tucson this afternoon, increasing in coverage over the metro late tonight.

Much of Wednesday features a 50% chance of showers and highs 10-15° cooler than this afternoon. Rain tapers off early Thursday morning from west to east. Valley rain amounts are expected to be in the 0.10-0.30” range. Snow levels drop to 7,000 feet, with a dusting to 2” snow possible for Mount Lemmon. Up to 4” snow may fall in the White Mountains.

Morning lows Thursday and Friday drop to the mid 40s in Tucson, with eastern Cochise County coming close to the first freeze of the Fall. Warmer weather returns for the upcoming weekend.

SKY CANDY OF THE DAY

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Fall foliage in Huachuca Canyon, captured last week by Fort Huachuca. Full Fall colors report coming up later today on the blog.

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