Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FXUS65 KTWC 290920
AFDTWC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
220 AM MST FRI MAY 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING SOUTHEAST ARIZONA DRY
CONDITIONS WITH A STRONG WARMING TREND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL EXCEED 100 DEGREES THIS WEEKEND FOR
TUCSON...SAFFORD AND THE LOWER DESERTS...WITH MID TO UPPER 90S
ELSEWHERE.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE HEAT WILL BE THE MAIN WEATHER THEME FOR SOUTHEAST
ARIZONA THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT STRENGTHENS
OVER THE REGION. SOME MOISTURE MOVING INTO FAR EASTERN ARIZONA IN
COMBINATION WITH DAYTIME HEATING WILL RESULT IN A FEW SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MOUNTAINS...THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS CAN BE ANTICIPATED.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 30/12Z. SKC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THE NEXT 24 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD. SURFACE WIND LESS THAN 10 KTS THRU
29/19Z...THEN WLY/NWLY SURFACE WIND AT 8-14 KTS WITH SOME GUSTS NEAR
20 KTS TIL 30/03Z. SURFACE WIND GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 KTS AGAIN AFT
30/03Z. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...DRY CONDITIONS AREA WIDE THROUGH TODAY...WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
AND ALONG THE NEW MEXICO BORDER THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS TO MIDDLE TEENS. EXPECT NORMAL DIURNAL WIND TRENDS
INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...WITH SOME GUSTINESS DURING THE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING HOURS DUE TO STRONG DAYTIME HEATING.

&&

.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.

&&

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