Thursday’s Tucson Forecast: Warmest day of the week

TODAY’S BEAMISH BLOGCAST

THE CLIFF NOTES

Today – Mostly sunny. 93°, southwest wind 10-15 MPH.

Tonight – Mostly clear. 58°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow – Sunny. 89°, Southwest wind 10-15 MPH.

FORECAST DISCUSSION

Sunshine and surging temps this afternoon.

Highs peak in the low 90s today. Mostly sunny skies prevail as southwest winds reach the 10-15 MPH range. Nighttime lows bottom out in the upper 50s.

Temperatures take a slight dip to wrap the work week. Metro Tucson tops out in the upper 80s, which is still 7-9° above normal for mid April. Easter Sunday features lots of sunshine and highs in the low 90s.

Models continue to show a tranquil weather pattern early next week. Daytime highs likely reach the upper 80s to low 90s, while overnight lows drop to the upper 50s.

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Hole punch clouds, captured Tuesday by Patricia Hill. These holes form when airplanes cut through the cloud cover, forcing ice crystals to suddenly sink.

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