Monday’s Tucson Forecast: February heat builds

TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST

THE CLIFF NOTES

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Today – Mostly cloudy. 74°, west wind 10 MPH.

Tonight – Partly cloudy. 51°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow – Partly cloudy. 72°, west-northwest wind 10 MPH.

FORECAST DISCUSSION

The warm & dry streak continues.

Partly cloudy skies prevail the next few days. Metro Tucson reaches the low to mid 70s for highs, while nighttime lows bottom out in the low 50s. More sunshine breaks out Wednesday.

High pressure builds over the state by late week, bringing highs near record levels. The Old Pueblo peaks in the low to mid 80s Thursday and Friday.

Long range models are showing signs of a pattern change by the weekend. Afternoon temps drop to the low 70s Sunday with a slight shower chance in the mountains. Overnight lows drop to the mid to upper 40s.

PHOTO OF THE DAY

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Wilderness of rocks, captured by Janell Hinds in the Chiricahua Mountains. Mesmerizing rock formations!

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