Our first Heat Wave of the year is over as we return to normal Temperatures. The average for this time of year is 104° F. A dry trough will move through AZ today and tomorrow, bringing cooler and slightly breezy conditions. This weekend is shaping up to be fairly mild for this time of year and this trend should continue into next week.
For today, expect Valley highs to top out around 102° F - 105° F with mostly sunny skies. Southwesterly winds will hover around 5-10 mph with localized gusts around 15 mph in the afternoon/evening. Overnight lows will range in the mid to upper 70s for most urban locales and lower 70s for cooler/higher terrain areas under mostly clear skies and slightly breezy winds.
For tomorrow, expect mostly clear skies and light variable winds with afternoon high near 101° F for the Valley and up to 104° F for lower deserts / Gila Bend. Lows will remain in the mid to upper 70s under mostly clear skies. Sunday is a bit warmer with afternoon highs in the 102° F - 105° F range and increasing clouds especially to the north. Winds mostly from the West slightly increase but remain fairly light at around 10 mph. Looking forward to next week, there’s not much change in store but temperatures are expected to be near or even slightly below normal. Stay tuned for more in next week’s outlook.