Photo by Jim Headley

The area reached 100 degrees yesterday but don’t expect those hot conditions to continue, according to the National Weather Service. A cold front will move into the central deserts later today, dropping highs into the low 90s. Much cooler temperatures are expected Friday as the mercury falls into the low 80s. Friday should be the coolest day for the rest of this week. No rain is expected in the area today with the passage of the dry cold front.

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93 and breezy, with a south-southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west-southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Tonight will remain mostly clear with a low around 55.

Friday is forecast to be sunny with a high of just 81 and winds 10 to 15 mph gusting as high as 20 mph. Friday night will be mostly clear with a low around 54.

Saturday will be sunny with a high near 87 and winds 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night will become partly cloudy with a low around 59.

Sunday, look for mostly cloudy skies and a high near 87 with winds 5-15 gusting as high as 25 mph. Sunday night will remain mostly cloudy with a low around 55.

Next week look for continued highs in the 80s but it will be a little windy. No precipitation is in the forecast for early next week.


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