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More Warm Temperatures Before a Midweek Cool Down

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Sunday will be a beautiful day for the Peace Race! We will start the day with sunshine with clouds increasing going into the afternoon and evening. Temperatures will be above average with a high of 75. The warm weather will continue through the beginning of the week, before a cold front moves through on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, showers will move into the Valley early on Monday evening, with rain lingering through early Tuesday afternoon.  Temperatures will drop during...

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Why Are Clear Nights Often Cooler?

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The current weather pattern is characterized by warm, sunny days and clear, chilly nights. Often clear nights are cooler than cloudy nights...but why is that?  During the day, the Sun heats the ground, which in turn heats the air. At night, that solar radiation wants to escape back into space, which results in the air cooling. Clouds can make this process much less efficient, resulting in slower and/or limited cooling. The wind and high levels of moisture in the air can also inh...

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