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Feb 26, 2014 1:57 PM by Jeff Beamish

Afternoon weather update - Feb. 26

TUCSON - Chamber of Commerce weather for one more day.

After a morning low of 50° at Tucson International Airport, highs are on track to reach the upper 70's, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Mostly sunny skies are on tap this afternoon, with clouds increasing overnight.

A cold front over the Pacific moves by Friday, bringing several impacts to the Sonoran Desert. Here's a timeline of what to expect heading into the weekend:

FRIDAY:
- Gusty winds, blowing dust possible along I-10.

SATURDAY:
- Widespread showers/snow above 7,000 feet starts up during the afternoon, continues through the overnight hours.

SUNDAY:
- Showers/mt. snow tapers off through the afternoon hours.
- Forecast rain totals of 0.25-0.75", with 5-10" snow possible above 7,000 feet.
- Cooler temps with upper 60's during the daytime. Freezing temperatures are unlikely at night.

Chief Meteorologist Matt Brode will have the latest on the first significant storm system of 2014 tonight on News 4 Tucson at 4, 5, 6 and 10. To stay ahead of the storm, download the KVOA Weather & Traffic app on iTunes and Google Play.

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