Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 222214
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
314 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
AFTER A FAIR AND MILD DAY TODAY...EXPECT GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND
COLDER TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A SLOW WARMING TREND
WILL DEVELOP MID-WEEK...LASTING INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF LOCALLY THICK CIRRUS ARE BLANKETING NORTHERN ARIZONA
SKIES THIS AFTERNOON...AND TEMPS HAVE AGAIN CLIMBED TO ABOVE
SEASONAL NORMS FOR MANY LOCATIONS. TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY...A
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH ACROSS THE NORTHLAND. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS MAY BRIEFLY DEVELOP OVERNIGHT AND EARLY
SUNDAY...PRIMARILY ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS...BUT THE MAIN IMPACT
WILL BE COOLER TEMPS AND BREEZY WINDS. DRY CONDITIONS WITH TEMPS
SLIGHTLY BELOW TO NEAR AVERAGE WILL PERSIST FOR MONDAY AND
TUESDAY.

FOR WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUING INTO THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN ABOVE NORMAL DAYTIME
TEMPS AND CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE...CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN VFR OVER THE NEXT 24
HOURS. BREEZY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DECREASE AROUND
SUNSET...THOUGH LOCALLY BREEZY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT ALONG
AND TO THE EAST OF HIGH TERRAIN FEATURES. WINDS SHIFTING TO THE
NORTH BEHIND A COLD FRONT PASSAGE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY. WIND SPEEDS 10-20 KTS GUSTING 25-30 KTS EXPECTED THROUGH
THE DAY SUNDAY. AN ISOLATED SHOWER IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE UT BORDER
AND FOUR CORNERS AREA THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. AVIATION
DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD
AVIATION.......MCS

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