Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KTWC 010929
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
229 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...THE RAIN ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THIS
MORNING. FOG WILL LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA...WITH SOME AREAS
SEEING A QUARTER MILE OR LESS VISIBILITIES. THE FOG WILL LIFT OUT
BY LATE MORNING ALLOWING FOR A MUCH WARMER DAY TODAY...WITH A
WARMING TREND CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEK.

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.DISCUSSION...LAST OF THE RAIN SHOWERS SLOWLY MOVING SOUTH THIS
MORNING ACROSS MAIN THE TUCSON METRO. BEHIND THESE SHOWERS EXPECT
SOME CLEARING OF SKIES...WHICH WILL SET UP SOME FOG DEVELOPMENT.
OBSERVATIONS AROUND THE AREA ALREADY SHOWING SOME SIGNS OF FOG
DEVELOPMENT. HAVE ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR AREAS ALONG
INTERSTATE 10 AND SOUTHWARD. WHICH MEANS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL
BE HAZARDOUS...SO PLAN ACCORDINGLY. THE FOG WILL LIFT OUT BY LATE
MORNING ALLOWING FOR MUCH WARMER DAY COMPARED TO YESTERDAY. FROM
THEN ON UPPER LEVEL RIDGE SLIDES IN WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR A
CONTINUAL WARMING TREND THROUGH THE FORECAST.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 02/12Z.
A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS MAY AFFECT THE KTUS TERMINAL INTO THE
MID-MORNING HOURS. MVFR/IFR CONDITIONS DUE TO PATCHY DENSE FOG AND
CLOUD DECKS OF 3K FT OR LESS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS MORNING AT
ALL TERMINALS. THE GREATEST IMPACT IS ANTICIPATED BETWEEN 01/11Z AND
01/14Z WHEN LIFR CONDITIONS ARE MOST LIKELY AS VISIBILITIES MAY DROP
BELOW 1/2 SM. OTHERWISE EXPECT BKN-OVC CLOUDS AT 3-6K FT AGL THIS
MORNING DECREASING TO SCT CLOUDS AOA 5K FT BY THIS AFTERNOON.
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT WITH
SKC CONDITIONS EXPECTED AREA WIDE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL BE
DIURNALLY DRIVEN AND GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 KTS THROUGH THE PERIOD.
AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.


&&

.FIRE WEATHER...A FEW LINGERING SHOWERS AND SOME PATCHY FOG WILL
OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING WITH DRY CONDITIONS RETURNING TO THE AREA
BY THIS AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK. SOME
EASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY WITH A FEW HIGHER
GUSTS POSSIBLE. OTHERWISE...TYPICAL DIURNAL WIND TRENDS WILL BE THE
RULE THIS WEEK.

&&

.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 10 AM MST THIS MORNING FOR AZZ503>505-
507-508.

&&

$$

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

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