Jun 25, 2011 12:00 PM

Record dry stretch to continue through weekend

TUCSON - Bank on today being the 77th day in a row without measurable rain in Tucson.

News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish expects sunny skies & daytime highs in the 107-108 range across the Tucson metro this afternoon. Winds today will be out of the west-northwest at 10-15 mph.

Even with lighter winds, the fire danger remains extreme Saturday, due to the extreme/exceptional drought conditions over southern Arizona.

Temps remain well over 100 degrees over the next 7 days. While chances of rainfall look slim, enough Monsoon moisture will creep in from the south to create mountain cloud buildups starting late next week.

To see Jeff's True View 4 extended forecast, visit


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