Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 291651
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
950 AM MST SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE AGAIN TODAY
AND THE NEXT FEW DAYS. MAXIMUM DAILY TEMPERATURES WILL COOL A FEW
DEGREES DURING THE WEEK. EXPECT INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS...
ESPECIALLY ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE HAS WEAKENED TODAY OVER THE
WESTERN STATES BRINGING TODAY`S HIGH TEMPERATURES DOWN BY JUST A FEW
DEGREES AS COMPARED TO YESTERDAY WHERE 11 DAILY RECORD HIGHS WERE
SET OR TIED. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS ARIZONA ON
MONDAY WITH SLIGHT CHANCES FOR HIGH BASED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS ALONG THE NEW MEXICO BORDER
REGION IN EASTERN ARIZONA.

TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...A WESTERLY FLOW REGIME ALOFT WILL BRING
SLIGHTLY COOLER HIGH TEMPERATURES WITH PERIODS OF STRONGER SOUTHWEST
WINDS. DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AS MOISTURE FROM PACIFIC STORMS
REMAIN WELL NORTH OF THE STATE. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY
DEVELOP ON THURSDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT .

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE NEXT 24 HOURS UNDER SCATTERED HIGH CLOUDS. WINDS BECOMING WEST
TO SOUTHWEST 5-15 KTS THIS AFTERNOON. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT
UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........BOHLIN
AVIATION.......MCCOLLUM

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF




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