Friday’s Tucson Forecast: So long, below normal temps



Today – Sunny. 86°, northwest wind 10-15 MPH.

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

Tomorrow – Sunny. 93°, west-northwest wind 5-10 MPH.


The heat is on after today.

Daytime highs peak in the mid 80s for Metro Tucson this afternoon. These temperatures run roughly 6-8° below mid May standards. Of note, lighter winds prevail heading into the weekend. Northwest winds today should be in the 10-15 MPH range.

High pressure builds over the desert over the next several days, serving as the catalyst to warmer weather. Low 90s return tomorrow, followed by a daily threat of triple digit heat next week. The most likely days Tucson hits 100° are Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

So far, Tucson has recorded 2 days at or above 100° this year.


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