Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 190938
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
230 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
LOOK FOR AREAS OF PATCHY FOG OVER NORTHEAST ARIZONA THROUGH MID
MORNING. OTHERWISE...DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL DELIVER FAIR
WEATHER...A FEW CLOUDS AND WARMING TEMPERATURES EACH DAY THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
FOR TODAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS EVE...MODELS CONTINUE TO SHOW HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST AND PLACING ARIZONA UNDER
A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT. A SERIES OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES
EMBEDDED WITHIN THIS NORTHWEST FLOW WILL BRUSH ARIZONA RESULTING
DAY-TO-DAY VARIATIONS IN CLOUD COVER AND WINDS. OTHERWISE, IT LOOKS
LIKE DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO SUNDAY OR MONDAY THEN
GRADUALLY COOL.

FOR CHRISTMAS DAY AND BEYOND... MODELS ARE STILL SHOWING COLD, WINDY
AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS DEVELOPING LATE NEXT WEEK. CONFIDENCE IS
LOW AT THIS TIME BUT DEFINITELY SOMETHING WORTH CHECKING BACK ON.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 12Z PACKAGE...LCL STRATUS AND PATCHY FOG WILL PERSIST EARLY
THIS MORNING...MAINLY OVER PORTIONS OF NE ARIZONA. OTHERWISE...VFR
CONDITIONS AND GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS FOR MOST LOCATIONS THRU THE
24HR TAF PERIOD. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........MCCOLLUM
AVIATION.......KD

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF





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