Yesterdays’ forecast remains on track with cooler conditions and a limited chance of rain. As the system makes its way east across AZ today, expect temperatures in the low to mid-'60s to accompany windy conditions. Rain chances remain low but some light showers are possible for higher terrain areas east/north of Phoenix as the axis of the trough exits this evening. For the weekend expect warmer temperatures to take hold despite another trough affecting our area Sunday into Monday. This system will be drier and will only result in increased breezy conditions for the Valley. The warming trend will then continue with temperatures reaching the upper ‘80s by mid-week.
For today, expect periods of cloudiness with skies clearing from west to east later this evening. Windy conditions in the 12 – 16 mph range with gusts up to 25 mph will accompany muted afternoon highs in the 63°F-66°F range around the Valley. Most of the County will remain dry but areas east/north of the Valley may see some light showers towards the evening hours but the chances of any measurable rainfall remains very slight. Overnight lows to dip to the 41°F-45°F range for most locales under clear skies and calmer conditions with winds hovering at or below 12 mph.
For tomorrow expect clear conditions giving way to increasing clouds towards the afternoon/evening. Variable winds in the afternoon will hover around 10 - 14 mph with highs in the 66°F-71°F range for the Valley. Evening lows will be in the 49°F-51°F range under mostly cloudy conditions. For Sunday expect clearing skies and breezy conditions (12-16 mph) to accompany afternoon highs in the 74°F-77°F range around the Valley. For next week expect a warming trend as temperatures peak in the upper ‘80s mid-week. Enjoy your Weekend.