Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KTWC 011625
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
923 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AREAS OF DENSE FOG THIS MORNING WILL GIVE WAY TO MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES LATER TODAY. A REPEAT OF FOG CAN BE ANTICIPATED MONDAY
MORNING...BUT LIKELY NOT AS WIDESPREAD AS THIS MORNING.
OTHERWISE...DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS CAN BE ANTICIPATED THIS WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE MAIN CONCERN TODAY WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE AREAS
OF FOG ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ARIZONA. THIS FOG
WAS DENSE IN SPOTS WITH VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/4 OF A
MILE. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA HAS BEEN EXTENDED
IN TIME BASED ON RECENT REPORTS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY THAT SUGGESTED
THE FOG WILL NOT BE CLEARING ANYTIME SOON. OTHERWISE...THE FOG
SHOULD EVENTUALLY DISSIPATE BY THIS AFTERNOON WITH ONLY A FEW TO
SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS REMAINING IN PLACE DUE TO THE MOIST AIRMASS.
THE CURRENT FORECAST LOOKED ON TRACK WITH DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS
EXPECTED THIS WORK WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 02/18Z.
MVFR/IFR CONDITIONS DUE TO AREAS OF FOG AND CLOUD DECKS OF 3K FT OR
LESS THROUGH 01/19Z. SOME LIFR CONDITIONS AS VISIBILITIES DROP BELOW
1/2 SM AT A FEW TERMINALS. OTHERWISE...DISSIPATING FOG THIS
AFTERNOON WILL GIVE WAY TO SCT CLOUDS AOA 5K FT AGL. CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT WITH SKC CONDITIONS
EXPECTED AREAWIDE AFTER MIDNIGHT. HOWEVER...PATCHY FOG WILL ONCE
AGAIN DEVELOP TOMORROW MORNING BUT NOT AS WIDESPREAD AS TODAY. SFC
WINDS WILL BE DIURNALLY DRIVEN AND GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 KTS
THROUGH THE PERIOD. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF
AMENDMENTS.


&&

.FIRE WEATHER...SOME AREAS OF DENSE FOG THIS MORNING.
OTHERWISE...EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS TO RETURN AREAWIDE THIS WEEK.
SOME EASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY WITH A FEW
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. TYPICAL DIURNAL WIND TRENDS WILL BE THE RULE
THIS WEEK.

&&

.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
     DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL NOON MST TODAY FOR AZZ503>505-507-508.

&&

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PREV DISCUSSION...MEADOWS
FIRE WEATHER/AVIATION...FRENCH

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