Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 231652
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
955 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...DRY AND WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND OVER THE
WEEKEND. STARTING MONDAY...A SERIES OF WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL BRING
INCREASED MOISTURE TO ARIZONA...ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

&&

.DISCUSSION...DESPITE A RIDGE BUILDING TO OUR NORTH AND WEST OVER
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...LOWER LEVEL NORTHEAST FLOW WILL KEEP AREAS
ALONG AND NORTHEAST OF THE RIM RELATIVELY COOL. AREAS SOUTH OF THE
RIM WILL BECOME QUITE WARM...NORTHEAST FLOW IS DOWNSLOPE FOR THESE
LOCATIONS. FLOW TURNS SOUTHERLY BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AND A SURGE OF
SUB-TROPICAL MOISTURE IS LOOKING MORE AND MORE LIKELY. CURRENT
FORECAST LOOKS GOOD AND NO UPDATES ARE PLANNED.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT
24 HOURS UNDER VARIABLE HIGH CLOUDS. SFC WINDS N-NE 5-15KT. AVIATION
DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........PETERSON
AVIATION.......MAS

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF



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