Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 240346
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
845 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD AIR MASS HAS SETTLED INTO ARIZONA THIS EVENING.
EXPECT DRY WEATHER ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY.
BRISK NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND BELOW NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES
ARE FORECAST THROUGH TUESDAY. WARMER TEMPERATURES AND MUCH LESS WIND
RETURN FROM WEDNESDAY ONWARD. NO CHANCE FOR RAIN OR SNOW IN THE
FORECAST THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A COLDER AIR MASS HAS SETTLED OVER THE REGION BEHIND
A COLD FRONT WHICH MOVED THROUGH ARIZONA EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. AN
UPPER LEVEL JET STREAM WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF HIGH CIRRUS CLOUDS
OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

OTHERWISE EXPECT BRISK NORTHERLY WINDS AND BELOW NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES THROUGH TUESDAY. MEANWHILE A LONG WAVE RIDGE BUILDS IN
ALONG THE WEST COAST. THIS HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL SLOWLY MOVE
EASTWARD THROUGH THE WEEK CAUSING A WARM UP IN OUR TEMPERATURES WITH
LIGHT WINDS FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. AS THE RIDGE MOVES EAST
OF ARIZONA A LONG WAVE TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE WEST COAST. THIS
PRESSURE PATTERN SHIFT WILL ALLOW BREEZY SOUTHWESTERLIES TO RETURN
FOR THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND. THERE IS NO CHANCE FOR RAIN OR SNOW IN
THE FORECAST THROUGH THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 06 PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT
24 HOURS. THE AVIATION DISCUSSION WILL NOT BE UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........BOHLIN
AVIATION.......BOHLIN

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF




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