Storm Watch 12

StormWatch 12 Forecast

Temperatures keep rising as we continue into our third heat wave of the year.



Forecast

  • Today:  Afternoon temperatures continue warming as we continue into the heat wave. The HEAT ADVISORY for Western Valleys took effect at 1:00 p.m. and will continue until Friday evening. Temperatures running between 100 & 110 in the afternoons and 65 & 75 overnight. Mostly sunny skies across the region. Winds: Northerly 5-20 mph with gusts to 30.
  • Tonight:  Staying mostly clear with winds calming overnight. Western valleys will only drop into the 65-75 degree range making for warm overnight temperatures.
  • Tomorrow:  Thursday temperatures continue climbing and will become the hottest of the week. Many areas will see the hottest of 2015, so far. Temperatures will be running close to records and some may be tied or broken. The HEAT ADVISORY remains in effect for Western valleys through Thursday.
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StormWatch 12 Forecast

Temperatures keep rising as we continue into our third heat wave of the year.

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