Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 052150
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
230 PM MST THU MAR 05 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WESTERN STATES OVER
THE COMING DAYS. EXPECT WARMING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES AND FAIR
WEATHER ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WAS BUILDING OVER THE FAR WESTERN UNITED
STATES ON THURSDAY WITH A WEAK LOW SPINNING OVER NORTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA. FOR THE COMING WEEK, HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO
SLOWLY BUILD ACROSS THE WESTERN STATES USHERING IN A MILD AIR MASS
OF PACIFIC ORIGINS. UNDER THIS WEATHER REGIME LOOK FOR WARMING
DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WITH MAINLY CLEAR SKIES. LOCALLY BREEZY
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE ON FRIDAY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE
MOGOLLON RIM BECOMING LIGHT THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD. THE BAJA
LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHEAST ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO ON SATURDAY
BRINGING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS TO FAR EAST CENTRAL
ARIZONA.

IT APPEARS THAT IT WILL BE MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK BEFORE TRULY
UNSETTLED WEATHER RETURNS TO NORTHERN ARIZONA.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS UNDER GENERALLY CLEAR SKIES
WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. EXPECT LIGHT NORTHEAST BREEZES
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF HIGHER TERRAIN FEATURES
LIKE THE MOGOLLON RIM. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF
AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........MCCOLLUM
AVIATION.......KD

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF






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