Wednesday’s Tucson Forecast: Heading toward another hard freeze

TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST

THE CLIFF NOTES

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Today – Sunny. 52°, northwest wind 5 MPH.

Tonight – Clear, cold. 26°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow – Sunny. 58°, north wind 5 MPH.

FORECAST DISCUSSION

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The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for Metro Tucson, southern Pinal County & the Tohono O’odham Nation. This is in effect from midnight until 8 AM Thursday.

Off the heels of daytime highs in the low 50s, expect overnight lows in the low to mid 20s across the Old Pueblo. Coldest spots overnight will be in the mountains and the eastern section of Cochise County, where teens are likely by daybreak Thursday. Click here for a list of cold weather prep tips.

One more night of freezing temperatures is possible tomorrow night, as the metro dips to the upper 20s to low 30s. High pressure slides toward the state Friday, bringing a warming trend. Highs for the end of the work week peak in the upper 60s, with low 70s expected Saturday under sunny skies.

The first half of Christmas week features partly cloudy skies & temperatures in the mid to upper 60s during the daytime hours. Nighttime lows bottom out in the low 40s.

SKY CANDY OF THE DAY

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Jack Frost branching out, captured Monday morning by Larry Wasielewski. Old Man Winter turned this clear glass patio table into a beautiful frost pattern in the Foothills. Good eye Larry!

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