Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KFGZ 241152
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
452 AM MST SUN MAY 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS... COOL AND UNSETTLED WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN
ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TODAY AND MEMORIAL DAY. SHOWERS WILL BE MOST
NUMEROUS FROM FLAGSTAFF NORTH TO THE UTAH BORDER. WARMER AND
DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED FROM TUESDAY ONWARD.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
CONTINUED UNSEASONABLY COOL TEMPS AND CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST TODAY AS ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE
DISTURBANCE SHIFTS ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA. CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
WILL LINGER THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY AND PERHAPS EVEN TUESDAY...THOUGH
DAYTIME TEMPS WILL BE NOTICEABLY WARMER. A TRANSITION TO FAIR AND
EVEN WARMER WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 7-DAY
FORECAST.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 12Z PACKAGE...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS NORTH OF KGCN-KRQE THROUGH
15Z...SPREADING SOUTH TO THE MOGOLLON RIM AND WHITE MTNS AREA BY
17Z- 19Z...CONTINUING INTO EARLY EVENING. VFR CONDITIONS WILL
PREVAIL...THOUGH MVFR AND GUSTY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE HEAVIER
SHOWERS. COVERAGE OF SHOWERS WILL GENERALLY DECREASE FOR MOST
AREAS AFTER 02Z...HOWEVER MORE WIDESPREAD COVERAGE COULD PERSIST
OVERNIGHT NORTH OF KGCN- KRQE INCLUDING THE KPGA TERMINAL.
AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN
TODAY ALONG WITH CONTINUED COOL TEMPERATURES. THE GREATEST
PRECIPITATION COVERAGE WILL BE NORTH OF I-40. WETTING RAINS ARE
EXPECTED FOR THIS AREA. SOUTH OF THIS LINE...ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS
ARE EXPECTED. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
LINGER ON MEMORIAL DAY.

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...DRIER AND MUCH WARMER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. LIGHTER WINDS THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

&&

.FGZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.

&&

$$

PUBLIC...KD
AVIATION...JJ
FIRE WEATHER...JJ


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