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Indian summer to return this week

Tom Cylke
Taking advantage of a nice October afternoon, Mary McIntosh, right, helps her daughter Hailey Queen, 11, decorate their home for Halloween on Sunday. / Dan Thrift / Tahoe Daily Tribune
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A strong high-pressure ridge aloft will bring unseasonably mild daytime temperatures to the Tahoe area this week.

After a chilly start this morning, afternoon temperatures will climb into the lower 60s under sunny skies and light winds.

Lows tonight will dip back into the 20s as clear skies and low humidities allow for maximum nocturnal cooling.

High temperatures are expected to bounce back even warmer on Tuesday, with daytime readings in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Tuesday’s highs are forecast to be about 15 degrees above the seasonal normal for this date and may be near record highs for Oct. 23. Enjoy the day at the lake or on the trail, and don’t forget the sunscreen.

— Tom Cylke is a retired meteorologist who has forecasted weather in the Reno and Lake Tahoe area with the National Weather Service since 1974. He can be reached at tcylke@charter.net.


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