Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FXUS65 KTWC 231002
AFDTWC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
300 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS MOVING NORTH OF THE AREA WILL
BRING GUSTY WINDS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. BELOW
NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH A
WARMING TREND BEGINNING AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...NOT AS WINDY TODAY AS UPPER LOW OVER NW AZ LIFTS NE
INTO UTAH TODAY. TROFINESS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THIS HOLIDAY
WEEKEND AS A PIECE OF UPPER LEVEL ENERGY OVER THE PACIFIC NW DROPS
INTO THE DESERT SW ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL KEEP BELOW NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK. ANY CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL BE CONFINED TO THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. MODELS ARE SUGGESTING THAT THE AREA MAY SEE
SLIGHTY ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATUERS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALMOST
TWO WEEKS BY THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 24/12Z. FEW-SCT CIRRUS LEVEL CLOUDS. SURFACE
WINDS MORE TYPICAL TERRAIN-DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 12 KTS WILL RETURN
THIS AFTERNOON WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 20 KTS POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN THE
VICINITY OF KDUG. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES AND MUCH LESS WIND ARE
EXPECTED ON TODAY WITH ANY LINGERING GUSTINESS CONFINED TO AREAS
MAINLY EAST OF TUCSON. A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXISTS ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY. THEREAFTER...A WARMING
TREND IS FORECAST WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES WARMING BACK TO NEAR-TO
SLIGHTLY ABOVE-NORMAL READINGS THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE

&&

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