Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

USCRN SITE AT SONORA DESERT MUSEUM NEAR TUCSON 11W (SDMA3)

Lat: 32.23944°NLon: 111.16972°WElev: 2768ft.

NA

76°F

24°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:00 am MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Rillito AZ

Excessive Heat Warning August 20, 11:00am until August 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 110 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 110 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 105 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 99.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 99.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 96.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 100.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Rillito AZ
 32.39°N 111.13°W (Elev. 2198 ft)
2:08 am MST Aug 20, 2019
7am MST Aug 20, 2019-6pm MST Aug 26, 2019
 
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