Synopsis: Yesterday’s rain was a welcomed relief to an otherwise hot and dry September. Most Valley locations picked up at least a little measurable rain with totals generally ranging from 0.04”-0.31”. The other benefit was the cool down with many locations falling into the 70s by yesterday evening. Looking at the big picture, yesterday’s system has since departed east into NM and west/northwesterly flow will bring much drier conditions to the region into tomorrow. In general, plan on quiet weather through the weekend with daily highs limited to the low 100s and crisp overnight lows in the 70s.
For today plan on a return to sunny skies across the region. Afternoon temperatures will slowly climb into the 98˚F-100˚F range around the Valley with mid 90s across the foothills locations. Variable winds will hover in the 2-7mph range with localized gusts around 10-15mph into the evening hours. Overnight lows will dip into the mid 70s around the urban corridor under clear skies and light winds.
For Friday plan on a near repeat of today with sunny skies and near normal temperatures. Daytime highs will reach the 98˚F-100˚F range around the Valley. Variable winds will remain in the light category with no gusts of any consequence throughout the day. Little change is expected over the weekend with quiet weather, mainly clear skies, and daily highs in the low 100s.