Thursday’s Tucson Forecast: Slowly climbing out of the freezer

TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST

THE CLIFF NOTES

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Today – Sunny. 56°, northwest wind 5-10 MPH.

Tonight – Clear. 33°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow – Sunny. 54°, east-northeast wind 10-15 MPH.

FORECAST DISCUSSION

Sonoran Desert chill is set to fade soon.

Temperatures this afternoon peak in the mid 50s. Sunshine today gives way to clear skies tonight. Lows drop to the low to mid 30s, with metro fringes likely experiencing freezing temperatures Friday morning.

Click here for tips & tricks on how to prepare for overnight freezing temperatures.

A gradual warming trend commences heading into the weekend and early next week. Highs range from the low 60s Saturday to the low 70s Monday. Of note, gusty east winds may develop over the weekend as a storm system stalls out over Sonora. Breezes should begin to relax by Monday.

PHOTO OF THE DAY

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Fresh Winter coat, captured Wednesday by Julie Anderson Johnson on Mount Lemmon. Yes, the road is back open! But plan accordingly. Chances are Summerhaven’s going to be a VERY popular place this weekend.

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