Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 221651

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
951 AM MST SUN MAY 22 2016

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


No updates to the rather benign, but gusty, short-term forecast
are anticipated this morning.


Cool and breezy conditions will continue through the bulk of the
week with no significant chances of moisture expected through the
period. Temperatures will trend 5 to 10 degrees cooler than
seasonal averages. Some disturbances will move across the area
over the week. However, moisture appears to be the limiting
factor, and there doesn`t appear to be any chances for more than
an isolated shower later in the work week as a shortwave trough
glances by the northern part of the area and into Central


.AVIATION...For the 18Z package...
VFR conditions will prevail over northern Arizona during the next
24 hours. For the remainder of the day, expect to encounter south
to southwest winds from 10-20 knots with gusts between 20-30
knots. Winds becoming light this evening following sunset.
Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.


A departing low pressure system will cause gusty south to
southwest winds today. The strongest winds are expected in central
Navajo and Apache counties where conditions may briefly exceed
critical fire weather thresholds during the afternoon hours.
Breezy and dry conditions are forecast for Monday.

Tuesday through Thursday...Dry weather and below normal
temperatures will continue with gusty south to southwest winds
each afternoon.






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