Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KTWC 080937
AFDTWC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
235 AM MST Thu Dec 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Period of high clouds over the next 7 days with a
gradual warming trend.

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.DISCUSSION...The extensive area of cloud cover that was over the
area yesterday has pushed on east leaving a clear to mostly clear
sky across southeast Arizona at 215 am.

Dry weather will prevail across the area over the next 7 days with
periods of high clouds passing thru. Daytime highs will gradually
warm with temperatures by next Tue/Wed running about 10 degrees
above normal.

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.AVIATION...Valid through 09/12Z.
Clear skies/SKC conditions thru most of the forecast period, with
some high level cirrus clouds possible aft 09/09Z. Surface wind will
be less than 10 kts at most locations, although elevated ELY/SELY
surface winds of 10-15 kts will occur over Cochise county (in the
vicinity of KDUG), as well as in the upper Gila river valley (in the
vicinity of KSAD). Aviation discussion not updated for TAF
amendments.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...Dry conditions are expected into the middle of next
week. 20-ft winds will generally be less than 15 mph over the next 7
days, except for some elevated east/southeast 20-foot winds today in
portions of Cochise and Graham counties.

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.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...None.

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