Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 091649
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
949 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WESTERN
STATES THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. LOOK FOR CLEAR SKIES AND WARM WEATHER
ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO 15
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY.

&&

.UPDATE/DISCUSSION...ONLY MINOR UPDATES WERE MADE TO THE FORECAST
GRIDS THIS MORNING TO FINE TUNE THE WIND SPEEDS/GUSTS THROUGH THIS
EVENING AND TO MAKE MINOR CHANGES TO TEMPERATURES THROUGH TODAY.
THE MAIN STORY IS THE SAME...CLEAR SKIES...MUCH ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND SLOWLY DECREASING NORTHEAST WINDS THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION /230 AM MST/... THE RIDGE OF STEEL TO REMAIN IN
PLACE ACROSS THE WESTERN U.S. THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT DRY WEATHER
AND MILD, SPRING- LIKE MAX TEMPERATURES ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA.

THE PERSISTENT NE SFC WINDS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM
WILL BE DECREASING WITH TIME THROUGH TODAY...WITH LIGHT WINDS THEN
FORECAST FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. PROGS BRING A DRY COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS AREA ON SUNDAY. ITS MAIN IMPACT WILL BE
TO BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF NE SFC WINDS TO THE AREA.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO
PERSIST THROUGH 18Z WEDNESDAY. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR
TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

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PUBLIC...TAYLOR/DL
AVIATION...TAYLOR


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