Wind, cooler temps hitting the Valley

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- Winds were the big weather story across Arizona Wednesday as Red Flag Warnings will continue through Thursday at 8 p.m. for most of the state.

Peak wind gusts of over 60 mph were recorded in eastern Arizona Wednesday, while in the Valley the winds topped out at about 35 mph.

Breezy conditions are expected Wednesday night and Thursday, with windy conditions returning on Friday. 

Along with the wind, Valley residents can also look forward to cooler temperatures. The high for Thursday will be 97, but temperatures are expected to get down into the low 90s over the weekend.