Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 301103
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
405 AM MST SAT AUG 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WESTERLY FLOW WILL BRING DRY AND WARM WEATHER TO THE
REGION THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY RETURN
BY WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY AS SOUTHERLY FLOW DEVELOPS AGAIN LATER NEXT
WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE TO OUR SOUTHWEST AND DRY WESTERLY FLOW OVER
THE GREAT BASIN WILL MAKE FOR WARM DAYS AND MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES
THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY. A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING THROUGH
THE GREAT BASIN THIS WEEKEND WILL BRING BREEZY CONDITIONS FROM THE
SOUTHWEST TODAY AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN A
FEW DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...SOUTHERLY FLOW DEVELOPS...WHICH WILL
OPEN THE DOOR FOR A POTENTIAL INCREASE IN MOISTURE. THE CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE GRIDS WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY
AS A RESULT.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 12Z PACKAGE...DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL BRING VFR
CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...UNDER SCATTERED HIGH CLOUDS. SFC
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON FROM THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KTS. AVIATION
DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........PETERSON
AVIATION.......MCS

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF



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