Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 231556
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
855 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

UPDATE TO AVIATION SECTION

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ARIZONA TODAY BRINGING
GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES. A FEW RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS WILL BE FOUND NEAR WINDOW ROCK AND SOUTHERN NAVAJO AND
APACHE COUNTIES THIS MORNING. EXPECT COOL AND BREEZY WEATHER MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. A WARMING TREND STARTS TUESDAY LASTING OR SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
TODAYS COLD FRONT WAS JUST SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 AT 8AM. KFSX RADAR
AND SATELLITE SHOW CLOUDY SKIES AND LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH
THE FRONT IN SRN NAVAJO AND APACHE COUNTIES. THE FORECAST FOR TODAY
HAS BEEN UPDATED TO ADD SOME LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO THE
NORTH SIDE OF THE EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM AND WHITE MOUNTAINS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON AS THIS IS A FAST MOVING FRONT. ELSEWHERE CLEAR
SKIES ARE MOVING FROM THE NORTHWEST.

COOL TEMPERATURES AND BREEZY NORTH AND NORTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST
FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS
ALONG THE WEST COAST. FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...LOOK FOR DRY
WEATHER MAX TEMPS WARMING TO 5 -10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL BY THURSDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH THIS MORNING WILL
BRING BKN-OVC CIGS 4-8 KFT AGL WITH ISOLATED SHRA/SHSN TO AREAS FROM
THE CHUSKA MTNS TO WINSLOW SOUTHEASTWARD. BY THIS AFTERNOON...SHOWER
ACTIVITY WILL BE MOSTLY CONFINED TO THE WHITE MTNS WITH CLEARING
SKIES ELSEWHERE. WINDS TURNING TO THE NORTH 10-20 KTS GUSTING NEAR
30 KTS LASTING THROUGH EARLY EVENING. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT
UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........DL
AVIATION.......MCS


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