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Apr 21, 2014 10:41 AM by Jeff Beamish

Warm start to the work week, gusty winds returning tomorrow

TUCSON - Chamber of commerce weather as you head back to work and school.

A ridge of high pressure supplies sunny skies today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Highs reach the low 90's in Tucson, which is 6-8° above average for mid-April.

Gusty winds return to the forecast tomorrow and Wednesday, courtesy of a cold front passing north of the state. Areas east of Tucson are under a Fire Weather Watch Wednesday, as 20-25 MPH winds combine with low relative humidity to create a high fire danger. Daytime temps by Wednesday drop to the mid 80's.

Models hint at a second storm system arriving late week. There is a slight chance of mountain showers Saturday, while valley floors see another round of gusty winds.

Watch Jeff for a complete look at your True View 4 forecast today on News 4 Tucson at Noon. When do you think Tucson sees its first 100° day of 2014? Enter the News 4 Tucson Ice Break contest here.

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