TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST
THE CLIFF NOTES
Today – Mostly sunny. 77°, west wind 10-15 MPH.
Tonight – Mostly clear. 54°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.
Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, breezy. 84°, southwest wind 20-30 MPH.
Gusty winds take a brief break to end the work week.
High pressure calls Arizona home for 24 hours. This helps decrease winds to the 10-15 MPH range this afternoon & provide daytime highs in the upper 70s. A few high clouds drift through during the afternoon and nighttime hours as lows bottom out in the mid 50s.
This weekend features a cold front passing through northern Arizona. Instead of cooler temps, the southern portion of the state sees gusty wind develop. Winds Saturday peak in the 20-30 MPH range, with 10-20 MPH gusts likely Sunday. Patchy blowing dust is possible tomorrow along I-10. Mostly sunny skies prevail this weekend, with mountains possibly seeing a few showers pop up.
The first week of May looks warm, thanks to a strong ridge of high pressure. Afternoon temps range from the low 80s Sunday to the mid 90s Wednesday. Western deserts of Pima County may come within a few degrees of triple digits for the first time this year.
SKY CANDY OF THE DAY
Desert cumulus, captured Thursday by Shane Lopez in Oro Valley. Sky Candy of the Week award to be announced this afternoon!