Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 230426

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
928 PM MST SUN MAY 22 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Look for breezy to windy late mornings and afternoons
with below normal temperatures through the coming week as a series
of dry weather disturbances brush northern Arizona.


.DISCUSSION...Winds have decreased across much of northern Arizona
this evening. 900 PM MST temperatures are several degrees cooler
than last night at this time. Sent out an update to the zones for
less wind. Otherwise...forecast is on track.


Breezy to occasionally windy winds will be the main weather impact
over the next several days. Maximum temps will run on the order
of about 5 to 10 degrees below daily normals as well, under
predominantly southwesterly flow aloft. A disturbance from
Wednesday into Thursday may kick off a few showers and
thunderstorms, but the majority of the work week is anticipated to
remain dry. Forecast temps are expected to rebound to near normal
by next weekend.


.AVIATION...For the 06Z package...VFR conditions will prevail over
northern Arizona during the next 24 hours. South to southwest winds
of 10-20 knots gusting to 30 knots are expected from around 17z
to around 02z.   Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.


.FIRE WEATHER...Breezy and dry conditions will continue on Monday
and Tuesday as pressure gradients favoring southwesterly surface
winds remain in place. Near critical fire weather conditions at
lower elevations each afternoon.

Wednesday through Friday...Locally breezy and mainly dry. Winds
trending lighter for Thursday and Friday. The passage of a weak
weather disturbance will bring with it a slight chance of






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