Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 221653
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
953 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
AFTER A FAIR AND MILD DAY TODAY...EXPECT GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST
WINDS AND COLDER TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A SLOW
WARMING TREND WILL DEVELOP BY TUESDAY...LASTING THROUGH ALL OF
NEXT WEEK. PRECIPITATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THIS PERIOD.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY`S DRY AND SEASONABLY MILD FORECAST REMAINS ON TRACK. NO
MAJOR UPDATES THIS MORNING.

&&

.PREVIOUS DISCUSSION /340 AM MST/...
A FAST MOVING S/WV RIDGE WILL AFFECT THE REGION TODAY...WITH DRY
AND SEASONABLE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. A DEEP TROUGH FORMING IN THE
UPPER MIDWEST THIS WEEKEND WILL PUSH ENOUGH COLD AIR WESTWARD TO
AFFECT ARIZONA BY SUNDAY AND MONDAY. EXPECT A WIND SHIFT TO THE
NORTH TONIGHT AND NORTHEAST SUNDAY...WITH COLD TEMPERATURES AND A
VERY DRY AIRMASS LASTING INTO MONDAY.

RIDGING OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL SLOWLY PUSH ONSHORE FOR THE
REMAINDER OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL BRING MANY DAYS OF ABOVE
NORMAL DAYTIME TEMPERATURES...COOL NIGHTS...AND MAINLY CLEAR
SKIES.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WITH INCREASING CIRRUS TODAY. SOUTHWEST TO WEST SURFACE WINDS
THIS AFTERNOON 10-20 KTS. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR
AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD/PETERSON
AVIATION.......MCS

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF







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