Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FXUS65 KTWC 211028
AFDTWC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
325 AM MST Fri Apr 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Very warm and dry weather will persist into at least
early next week. Occasional high clouds, and gusty afternoon winds
at times will occur as systems brush by to our north. Stronger winds
will be possible next week.

&&

.DISCUSSION...Upper ridge building over the desert southwest will
bring well above normal high temperatures, peaking on Sunday, to the
area into early next week. Cooling trend after Monday with EC/GFS
showing some timing/depth difference with upper level trofs passing
by to our north after Tuesday.

&&

.AVIATION...Valid through 22/12Z.
SKC thru pd. Sfc wind terrain driven less than 10 kts thru 21/17z
then WLY/NWLY at 10-14 kts with some gusts to around 25 kts btwn
21/18z and 22/03z. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF
amendments.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...Dry conditions and above average daytime
temperatures will continue into next week. Minimum daytime
humidities will be in the single digits and teens. For the most
part, 20-foot winds will follow normal diurnal trends at less than
15 mph with occasional afternoon and early evening gustiness. A
storm system late next week may bring breezy to windy conditions
creating critical fire weather conditions near the NM border.

&&

.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...None.

&&

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