Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KFGZ 020400
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
900 PM MST MON SEP 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
EXPECT MILD AND DRY CONDITIONS TO LAST THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF
THE WEEK. MOISTURE WILL BEGIN TO RETURN TO ARIZONA ON WEDNESDAY...
WITH LOW CHANCES FOR STORMS STARTING TO DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS.
HIGHER MOISTURE LEVELS WILL SPREAD ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA ON
THURSDAY WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURNING TO THE FORECAST FOR ALL
OF NORTHERN ARIZONA FROM THURSDAY ONWARD.

&&

.DISCUSSION...CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT...WITH SEASONABLE OVERNIGHT LOWS. NO FORECAST UPDATES
NEEDED THIS EVENING.

.PREV DISCUSSION...(300 PM MST)...
DRY FLOW WILL KEEP PRECIP CHANCES AT BAY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
DAYS. DAYTIME TEMPS AT OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL WILL CONTINUE AS
WELL.

HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR SOUTH THEN SHIFTS TO A MORE FAVORABLE
LOCATION THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK...WITH FLOW ALOFT TURNING
SOUTHERLY ALLOWING FOR A MODEST INCREASE IN MOISTURE. ONLY SLIGHT
CHANCES ARE FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH GREATER
CHANCES EXPECTED BY FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT 24 HRS. SW
WIND 10-15 KT MOST AREAS TUE AFTERNOON...OTHERWISE LIGHT/VARIABLE.
AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........JJ/KD
AVIATION.......JJ

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF



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