We'll make a run at 70° in the Valley on today; and many areas will make it into the lower 70s with a mix of sunshine and clouds. Lows tonight are expected in the upper 40s under mostly clear to partly cloudy skies. Winds will be from the southwest around 5-10mph both today and tonight.
We track our next weather-maker into the area Wednesday. Expect a windy day as low pressure to our north and west drags a cold front through the region. Expect clouds with highs near 60°. Showers develop by late morning and early afternoon with this boundary. There will likely be a quick and drastic temperature drop heading into Wednesday evening. A light wintry mix cannot be ruled out for some western mountain location. For the Valley, we'll likely dry out before the cold air hits the area. Lows Wednesday night are forecast in the teens and lower 20s. Winds will gust putting wind chill values near zero by Thursday morning!
Following the system, a brief cool-down with continuing strong northwesterly winds Thursday. High temperatures are only going to be in the mid to upper 30s. Wind chill values in the single digits and teens all day. Skies will be mostly sunny. There may be a few snow flakes early Thursday morning depending on if the inbound cold air catches up with the departing moisture. If there are a few snow showers, it won't amount to much.
Sunshine finishes up the work week as high pressure builds to our south. Afternoon high temperatures should rebound back to the mid and upper 50s.
At this point, the weekend looks strong with partly sunny skies and highs in the 50s.
Yesterday's High: 69
Yesterday's Low: 38
Today's Normal High: 51
Today's Normal Low: 28
Record High Temp/Year: 76/1967
Record Low Temp/Year: 6/1960
Sunrise This Morning: 7:33 a.m.
Sunset Tonight: 7:19 p.m.
Yesterday's Precipitation: 0.00"
Month to Date Precipitation/Month's Average: 1.21"/2.92"
Year to Date Precipitation/YTD Average: 5.46"/4.51"