Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 050344
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
844 PM MST THU FEB 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHEAST FLOW WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL
ON FRIDAY. AN UNUSUALLY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER
THE WEST COAST PRODUCING A STRONG WARMING TREND ON SATURDAY WITH
HIGH TEMPERATURES THAT FEEL MORE LIKE SPRING ARE FORECAST THROUGH
THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...AN UNUSUALLY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WEST COAST. DOWNWARD MOVING AIR UNDER THIS RIDGE WILL
BRING CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS AND A STRONG WARMING TREND FROM
SATURDAY ONWARD ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA. THESE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
THIS WEEK WILL FEEL MORE LIKE SPRING THAN WINTER PROVIDING A GREAT
OPPORTUNITY FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND TRAVEL. SEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL LAST AT LEAST THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK WITH
MELTING SNOW PACK BRINGING HIGHER THAN NORMAL WATER FLOW IN
MOUNTAIN WASHES AND CREEKS.

THE AFTERNOON FORECAST GRIDS LOOK GOOD WITH NO EVENING UPDATES.

&&

.AVIATION...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. AVIATION
DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC...BOHLIN
AVIATION...BOHLIN


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