Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 260354
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
854 PM MST SAT OCT 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
BREEZY CONDITIONS AND A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
SUNDAY AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN.
TEMPERATURES WILL COOL TO NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS SUNDAY AND
MONDAY...BEFORE RISING AGAIN AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVER THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WITH A FEW POCKETS OF CLOUDINESS ARE IN PLACE
ACROSS NORTHERN AZ TONIGHT. NO MAJOR CHANGES TO FORECAST NEEDED
THIS EVENING.

&&

.PREVIOUS DISCUSSION /223 PM MST/...
ONLY A FEW SPRINKLES ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY...WITH PARTLY
CLOUDY SKIES...WARM TEMPERATURES...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. EXPECT
MORE OF THE SAME WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY AS A BROAD
TROUGH CONTINUES TO MOVE THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN. PROGS INDICATE
700MB TEMPS WILL DROP 2-6 DEGREES WITH THE TROUGH PASSAGE...ENOUGH
TO BRING DOWN OUR MAX TEMPERATURES TO NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS
THROUGH TUESDAY. GFS AND ECMWF ENSEMBLES ALL INDICATE A
TRANSIENT...BUT STRONG...RIDGE BUILDING ONCE AGAIN OVER THE
WESTERN US BY WEDNESDAY. EXPECT TEMPERATURES 5-10 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AS THIS FEATURE MIGRATES TO THE
EAST ACROSS THE AREA. COOLER AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
NEXT WEEKEND AS ANOTHER TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE GREAT
BASIN.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HRS. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE OVER
THE HIGH TERRAIN THIS EVENING INTO SUNDAY. BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS
RETURN SUNDAY AFTERNOON. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR
AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD/BAK
AVIATION.......KD

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