The hot temperatures we have been experiencing the last couple of weeks will continue through the weekend, and the flat Four-Corners ridge of high pressure that has kept our skies mostly clear will dig a little deeper, which will help bring some afternoon cloudiness into our region. For Thursday, it’s unlikely these clouds will develop enough to start any thunderstorms in the Reno area, but isolated thunderstorms are possible south of U.S. 50.
A flat ridge of high pressure will keep western Nevada dry and hot through the rest of the week, with triple digit high temperatures a possibility by the weekend. The skies should remain mostly through the workweek, but over the weekend the high heat should be enough to allow some cumulus cloud development on our area, and a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms moves back into the area. So now that the days are getting shorter, why are we losing more daylight in the morning than the evening?
All this heat reminds me of the time I decided to see just how fast and how hot a car gets when you shut off the air conditioning and run in to do those “quick errands.” I sat for 50 minutes inside my car out in the mid-day sun. I was monitored by paramedics from REMSA, and placed several thermometers throughout the car. The results were startling. Within two minutes of shutting off the engine (and thus the air conditioning), the car became very uncomfortable.
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