Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 102232
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WESTERN STATES
THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. EXPECT MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND WARM WEATHER
ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE BAND OF SCT-BKN CIRRUS OVER NRN AZ THIS AFTERNOON
WILL MOVE EASTWARD TONIGHT. OTHERWISE...LITTLE CHANGE IN THE
FORECAST AS THE RIDGE OF STEEL TO REMAIN OVER THE WESTERN U.S.
THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. THE DRY AND WARM AIR MASS WILL DELIVER MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL DAYTIME TEMPERATURES INTO THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. NEAR RECORD MAX TEMPS ARE FORECAST FOR THE HIGH
COUNTRY TOMORROW.

PROGS STILL SHOW A FAST MOVING SHORTWAVE BRUSHING ARIZONA ON
SUNDAY...BUT THE GUSTY NORTHEAST WIND POTENTIAL IS ON THE DECREASE.
THE RIDGE AXIS AMPLIFIES ALONG THE WEST COAST NEXT MONDAY FOR
CONTINUED WARMTH AND LIGHT WINDS. PROGS DO HAVE A RETURN TO SW FLOW
ALOFT WEDNESDAY AND WE SHOULD INCREASING MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS
AND BREEZY S-SW SFC WINDS FOR THE AFTERNOON.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE...LIGHT WINDS AND VFR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. SCT-BKN CIRRUS TO DECREASE FROM
WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF
AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC...DL
AVIATION...DL

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF


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