Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 260401

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
901 PM MST THU AUG 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Expect scattered thunderstorms each day through
Saturday, along with cooler than normal daytime temperatures. A
drying and warming trend is expected late in the weekend and into
early next week.


Persistent, though generally producing rainfall of light to
moderate intensity, showers and thunderstorms are continuing this
evening and and may well linger into the overnight hours. Have
made a few changes to the POP grids/forecast this evening, but the
previous forecast has been pretty well in line with the currently
expected conditions tonight.


.PREV DISCUSSION /350 PM MST/...It`s been an active day across
northern Arizona with scattered showers and thunderstorms, some
producing heavy rain and hail. Local minor flooding was reported
as well.

Chance of mainly afternoon and evening thunderstorms continues
Friday and Saturday, then a decrease in moisture and warmer
temperatures is expected Sunday through Tuesday as high pressure
builds over the region. A few isolated storms are still possible,
mainly for higher terrain areas in eastern AZ. The flow could
become more favorable for increasing moisture and storms again by


.AVIATION...For the 06z package...Isolated to widely scattered
showers and thunderstorms continuing overnight. General storm
motion to the northeast. Otherwise...light winds with scattered
ceilings 7000 feet above ground level. Look for another round of
storms on Friday. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF






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