Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 221056

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
356 AM MST SUN MAY 22 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Look for breezy to windy conditions and below normal
temperatures through the coming week as a series of dry weather
disturbances brush northern Arizona.


Cool and breezy conditions will continue through the bulk of the
week with no significant chances of moisture expected through the
period. Temperatures will trend 5 to 10 degrees cooler than
seasonal averages. Some disturbances will move across the area
over the week, however moisture appears to be the limiting factor
and there doesn`t appear to be any chances for more than an
isolated shower later in the work week as a shortwave trough
glances by the northern part of the area and into Central


.AVIATION...For the 12Z package...VFR conditions will prevail over
northern Arizona during the next 24 hours. Expect winds to increase
after 15z, becoming South to Southwest from 10-20 knots with gusts
between 20-30 knots. Winds are forecast to decrease after 01z
Monday. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.


.FIRE WEATHER...A departing low pressure system will cause gusty
south to southwest winds today. The strongest winds are expected in
central Navajo and Apache counties where conditions may briefly
exceed critical fire weather thresholds during the afternoon hours.
Breezy and dry conditions are forecast for Monday.

Tuesday through Thursday...Dry weather and below normal temperatures
will continue with gusty south to southwest winds each afternoon.






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