Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 081031
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 AM MST TUE JUL 8 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS WILL REMAIN ACROSS ARIZONA FOR THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. EXPECT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH
DAY...WITH SOME STORMS PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL
HAIL.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
ONLY VERY ISOLATED AND GENERALLY LIGHT SHOWERS ARE CONTINUING
ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA THIS MORNING. EXPECT STORMS TO INTENSIFY
AND BECOME MORE NUMEROUS AS WE HEAD INTO THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON HOURS...HOWEVER...AS A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS
REMAINS IN PLACE.

THIS MONSOONAL MOISTURE LOOKS TO REMAIN ENTRENCHED ACROSS NORTHERN
ARIZONA THROUGHOUT THE WEEK. EXPECT DAILY CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS...WITH DAYTIME TEMPS HOVERING AROUND SEASONAL
LEVELS. MUCH OF THE COMING WEEK LOOKS WET WITH MANY DAYS OF
MODERATE TO HIGH GRADE MONSOON ACTIVITY...AT LEAST IN TERMS OF
OVERALL COVERAGE.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 12Z PACKAGE...SCT-BKN DEBRIS CLOUD WITH BASES FROM
10-12KFT AGL WILL PERSIST THROUGH 15Z-17Z. NMRS SHRA/TSRA WILL
DEVELOP AFT 17Z-19Z...WITH BRIEF MVFR/IFR VSBY/CIGS IN THE HEAVIER
SHOWERS. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
EXPECT THE DAILY PATTERN OF MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY OR
FRIDAY. SOME SLIGHT DRYING MAY DEVELOP LATE IN THE WEEK AND OVER
THE WEEKEND...BUT CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY WILL NOT END...IT WILL ONLY
DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND FREQUENCY. SOME STORMS WILL PRODUCE VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL...ESPECIALLY THROUGH FRIDAY.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD
AVIATION.......PETERSON
FIRE WEATHER...PETERSON

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF





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