Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 260323

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
821 PM MST Tue Oct 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Dry and warm conditions under high pressure are
expected through at least Thursday. In fact, temperatures by
Thursday will range from 10 to almost 15 degrees above normal. A
slight chance of showers will return by Friday and into next


Skies have cleared across northern AZ this evening. Short term
forecast is in good shape with no updates planned.


.PREV DISCUSSION 325 PM...As strengthening high pressure develops
over the next few days, dry conditions with well above normal
daytime temperatures will again dominate the weather across the
Grand Canyon State. A trough may brush the northern portions of AZ
from Friday into the weekend.
Current indications are that the majority of the associated
moisture and instability will remain just north of the AZ, but
enough uncertainty remains for some slight chance mentions of
precipitation during that time frame for now. The best chances for
showers currently looks to be Friday into Friday night across
northwestern Coconino County. In all, daytime temps will remain
above normal through the 7-day forecast.


.AVIATION...For the 06Z forecast...Expect VFR conditions for
the next 24 hours. Light sfc winds through 16z becmg S-SE 10-20kt.
Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.






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