Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 262227
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST TUE MAY 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVING THROUGH UTAH WILL
CONTINUE TO BRING ISOLATED SHOWERS NORTH AND EAST OF FLAGSTAFF TO THE
FOUR CORNERS. WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE WEEK...WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS STILL POSSIBLE NEAR THE FOUR
CORNERS THROUGH THURSDAY.

&&
.DISCUSSION...A WEAK LOW PRESSURE CENTER CONTINUES TO TO MOVE
THROUGH UTAH THIS AFTERNOON WITH A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVER NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA. THIS WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT.

ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA. MOST OF THE MOISTURE IS PROJECTED TO BE IN THE MID
AND UPPER LEVELS. OVER ALL...THIS WILL BE MUCH WARMER AND DRIER THAN
THE LAST SEVERAL SUCH DISTURBANCES. THERE WILL BE ENOUGH MOISTURE
FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF HIGH BASED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE
ARIZONA/UTAH BORDER AND THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THROUGH THURSDAY.

FOR FRIDAY AND THE COMING WEEKEND...MODELS REMAIN IN FAIRLY GOOD
AGREEMENT WITH HIGH PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS ARIZONA. AT THIS TIME IT
LOOKS LIKE DRY CONDITIONS AND THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES SO FAR THIS
YEAR.

&&
.AVIATION...FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL
OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ISOLATED -TSRA POSSIBLE THROUGH
03Z...PRIMARILY ALONG THE UTAH AND NEW MEXICO BORDERS AND INCLUDING
NEAR THE KPGA TERMINAL. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF
AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH ONLY SLIGHT CHANCES FOR SHOWERS NEAR
THE UTAH AND NEW MEXICO BORDERS.

FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...DRY WEATHER WITH A WARMING TREND WILL
CONTINUE. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL WARM TO SEVERAL DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL BY THE WEEKEND. WINDS WILL REMAIN ON THE LIGHT
SIDE...GENERALLY 15 MPH OR LESS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC...MAS
AVIATION...KD
FIRE WEATHER...KD


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