Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 110424
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
924 PM MST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WESTERN
STATES THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. EXPECT MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND WARM
WEATHER ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO
15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.

&&

.UPDATE...A FEW HIGH CLOUDS ARE MOVING ACROSS THE STATE TONIGHT,
BUT OTHERWISE DRY WEATHER WITH LIGHT WINDS. TEMPERATURES WERE NOT
FAR FROM RECORD VALUES TODAY, WITH MANY LOCATIONS WITHIN A FEW
DEGREES. MORE OF THE SAME FOR TOMORROW, NO FORECAST UPDATES NEEDED
THIS EVENING.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION /330 PM MST/...THE BAND OF SCT-BKN CIRRUS OVER
NRN AZ THIS AFTERNOON WILL MOVE EASTWARD TONIGHT.
OTHERWISE...LITTLE CHANGE IN THE FORECAST AS THE RIDGE OF STEEL TO
REMAIN OVER THE WESTERN U.S. THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. THE DRY AND
WARM AIR MASS WILL DELIVER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND WELL ABOVE
NORMAL DAYTIME TEMPERATURES INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. NEAR
RECORD MAX TEMPS ARE FORECAST FOR THE HIGH COUNTRY TOMORROW.

PROGS STILL SHOW A FAST MOVING SHORTWAVE BRUSHING ARIZONA ON
SUNDAY...BUT THE GUSTY NORTHEAST WIND POTENTIAL IS ON THE
DECREASE. THE RIDGE AXIS AMPLIFIES ALONG THE WEST COAST NEXT
MONDAY FOR CONTINUED WARMTH AND LIGHT WINDS. PROGS DO HAVE A
RETURN TO SW FLOW ALOFT WEDNESDAY AND WE SHOULD INCREASING MID AND
HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS AND BREEZY S-SW SFC WINDS FOR THE AFTERNOON.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS WITH MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. AVIATION DISCUSSION
NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC...JJ/DL
AVIATION...JJ

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF


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