Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 020355
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
900 PM MST TUE SEP 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT ANOTHER RELATIVELY QUIET DAY ON WEDNESDAY
BEFORE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY PICKS UP AGAIN FROM THURSDAY INTO
SATURDAY. DRIER CONDITIONS MAY RETURN NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY HAD DIMINISHED BY MID
EVENING. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE NIGHT...ENOUGH MOISTURE WILL
REMAIN FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN
ARIZONA. PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL CONTINUE.

ON WEDNESDAY...LOOK FOR THE GREATEST COVERAGE OF AFTERNOON/EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS TO BE OVER THE EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM/WHITE AND CHUSKA
MOUNTAINS...WITH LOWER COVERAGE ELSEWHERE. MOISTURE IS FORECAST TO
STREAM NORTHWARD FROM THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY AHEAD OF A TROUGH
LOCATED OVER THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. AN INCREASE IN RAINFALL
COVERAGE ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA IS FORECAST...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY.

LOW RAIN CHANCES ARE MAINTAINED FROM SUNDAY INTO THE EARLY PART OF
NEXT WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
UNTIL 18Z...WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
STORMS DEVELOPING AFTER 18Z. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOST NUMEROUS
EAST OF A LINE EXTENDING FROM PAYSON TO CHINLE. AVIATION DISCUSSION
NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC...MCCOLLUM/TAYLOR
AVIATION...MCCOLLUM/RICKEY


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