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Jun 29, 2013 10:00 AM by John Patrick

Excessive heat followed by storm chances

TUCSON - Excessive Heat Warnings continue into the weekend.

High pressure anchored over the state will drive temperatures above 110 degrees for the second straight day. According to Meteorologist John Patrick, the Old Pueblo will top out at 112 degrees which is the warmest we've been since June 27, 2011.

An Excessive Heat Warning will likely last through the weekend meaning at least one more day near 110 degrees. If this occurs it will be the longest stretch of 110s since 1995. With heat being the number one weather related killer take the proper precautions to safe from these temperatures.

High pressure bringing the heat will also increase the moisture as soon as Sunday afternoon bringing a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms as far west as Tucson. Storm chances are on the rise into the upcoming work week and it looks like the onset of the monsoon is here with at least a daily shot of isolated storms.

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