Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 020340
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
830 PM MST WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE TO THE EAST
OVERNIGHT LEAVING BEHIND DRY WEATHER WHICH WILL LAST INTO NEXT WEEK.
HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND WILL WARM TO ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER ARIZONA.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A TROUGH WAS MOVING QUICKLY ACROSS COLORADO THIS
EVENING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A COOLER AND DRIER AIR MASS TO THE
REGION LATER TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH SOME NORTHEASTERLY
BREEZES DEVELOPING ALONG/SOUTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM. MANY AREAS ARE
LIKELY TO SEE THEIR COLDEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON SO FAR BY
THURSDAY MORNING...WITH SOME FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY OVER THE
TYPICALLY COLDER HIGH-ELEVATION LOCATIONS.

FRIDAY THROUGH NEXT WEDNESDAY...AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHWEST STATES. THE RIDGE SHOULD PEAK OVER THE
WEEKEND THEN SLOWLY BREAK DOWN TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
EXPECT WARMER AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES...AT OR ABOVE SEASONAL
VALUES...AND DRIER HUMIDITY LEVELS THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT
WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS. NORTHEAST BREEZES WILL PICK UP OVERNIGHT BECOMING 10 GUSTING
TO 20 KTS ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM. AVIATION
DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.....MCCOLLUM/JJ
AVIATION...MCCOLLUM/MAS

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF





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