Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 090948
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
230 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.

&&

.DISCUSSION... 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 12Z PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS UNDER CLEAR
SKIES FOR THE 24 HOUR PERIOD. SFC WINDS CONTINUE LIGHT AND VARIABLE
OR NORTHEAST 5-10KTS MOST AREAS. HIGHER TERRAIN ALONG AND JUST SW OF
THE MOGOLLON RIM AND BRADSHAW MTNS WILL SEE NE WINDS FROM 10-15KTS
WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS TO 30KTS. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR
TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC...DL
AVIATION...PETERSON

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF


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