Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KFGZ 301655
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
955 AM MST SAT AUG 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
WESTERLY FLOW WILL BRING DRY AND WARM WEATHER TO THE REGION
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY RETURN BY
WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY AS SOUTHERLY FLOW DEVELOPS AGAIN LATER NEXT
WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
NO CHANGES TO FORECAST THIS MORNING. VERY PLEASANT HOLIDAY WEEKEND
FORECAST CONTINUES.

&&

.PREVIOUS DISCUSSION /405 AM MST/...
A RIDGE TO OUR SOUTHWEST AND DRY WESTERLY FLOW OVER THE GREAT
BASIN WILL MAKE FOR WARM DAYS AND MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY. A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING THROUGH THE GREAT
BASIN THIS WEEKEND WILL BRING BREEZY CONDITIONS FROM THE SOUTHWEST
TODAY AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN A FEW
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...SOUTHERLY FLOW DEVELOPS...WHICH WILL
OPEN THE DOOR FOR A POTENTIAL INCREASE IN MOISTURE. THE CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE GRIDS WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY
AS A RESULT.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL BRING VFR CONDITIONS
FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS UNDER SCATTERED HIGH CLOUDS. LOOK FOR
AFTERNOON SURFACE WINDS FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 10-20 KTS. AVIATION
DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD/PETERSON
AVIATION.......MCCOLLUM

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF






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