Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 131034
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
334 AM MST SAT SEP 13 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
MOISTURE WILL SPREAD SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS ARIZONA OVER THE
WEEKEND WITH THE CHANCE FOR DAYTIME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
RETURNING...PRIMARILY OVER THE MOUNTAINS. A STRONGER MOISTURE
SURGE WILL BRING A BETTER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR
THE MID TO LATTER STAGES OF THE COMING WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT LOW-GRADE MONSOONAL COVERAGE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MODEST LOW LEVEL MOISTURE SPREADS NORTHWESTWARD
ACROSS THE NORTHLAND. COVERAGE WILL LIKELY BE MOST PREVALENT
ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS WITH MORE ISOLATED ACTIVITY ELSEWHERE.

A DEEPER SURGE OF MOISTURE IS FAVORED TO DEVELOP DURING THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK. RIGHT NOW...BEST CHANCES ARE FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 12Z PACKAGE...MAINLY VFR CONDITIONS THRU 18Z TODAY. AFTER
18Z...WIDELY-SCT TO SCT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE HIGH
TERRAIN MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40...ISOLATED
ELSEWHERE. WIND GUST TO 35 KTS POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF STORMS.
STORM ACTIVITY DIMINISHING BETWEEN 01-03Z SUNDAY WITH MAINLY VFR
CONDITIONS RETURNING OVERNIGHT. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED
FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD
AVIATION.......TC

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF






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