Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 141653
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
953 AM MST TUE OCT 14 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
TEMPERATURES WILL WARM UP AGAIN TODAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGE MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST REGION. BREEZY WINDS
ALSO RETURN ON WEDNESDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH
THE GREAT BASIN. DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST THROUGH AT
LEAST FRIDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
SHORT-TERM FORECAST REMAINS ON TRACK WITH DRY CONDITIONS AND
WARMING DAYTIME TEMPS. NO SIGNIFICANT UPDATES FORESEEN THIS
MORNING.

&&

.PREVIOUS DISCUSSION /330 AM MST/...
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN STATES
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH A WARMER TEMPERATURE TREND IN THE
FORECAST. ON WEDNESDAY...BREEZY WIND CONDITIONS WILL RETURN AS
ANOTHER PACIFIC LOW MOVES ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN REGION.

THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...LIGHT WINDS AND SEASONABLY MILD WEATHER
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. LONG RANGE MODELS ARE
INDICATING A WEAK UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVING THROUGH THE REGION ON
SUNDAY WITH CHANCES FOR MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION IN THE WHITE
MOUNTAINS REMAINING AROUND 10 PERCENT.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 18Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES FOR
THE NEXT 24 HRS. LIGHT WINDS WITH SPEEDS GENERALLY 10KT OR LESS.
AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........KD/BOHLIN
AVIATION.......KD

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