Updated Friday 4:10 p.m.
March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb...
July comes in like a phoenix and...goes out like a phoenix. The month began with five days in the 90s and will end with three days in the 90s -- all part of what will be the hottest month on record -- of any month -- by average temperature.
But if you're done with the heat, we do have some good news -- a cooling trend begins starting now! It'll just take about three days to really notice.
Tonight: Clear and warm with lows in the mid 60s.
Saturday and Sunday will be *slightly* cooler as the air mass backs off on the heat just a little. It'll be tough to notice though as Saturday is still expected to reach the low 90s, with upper 80s/low 90s possible again on Sunday.
It's Sunday night when the marine breezes return and kickstart our natural air conditioning. We might even see some brief morning clouds for Monday, but still a sunny day with highs closer to the low-mid 80s.
We'll cool a bit further for Tuesday through Thursday with morning clouds then afternoon clearing. Some forecast models are indicating perhaps a chance of showers midweek, but it's not unanimous. Highs will drop to the mid-upper 70s. Looks like we'll start climbing the temperature ladder again as we head into the following weekend.
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