Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FXUS65 KTWC 010918
AFDTWC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
218 AM MST WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL INTO THIS WEEKEND. A GRADUAL
WARMING TREND WILL OCCUR ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE
WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS OVER THE AREA.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK SYSTEM WILL BRUSH NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY INTO
EARLY THURSDAY. MIGHT SEE SOME CLOUDS ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS BUT
NO RAIN EXPECTED. JUST SOME GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS EXPECTED THIS FAR
SOUTH. THEREAFTER...MODELS BUILD A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
ALOFT OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES LATE THURSDAY INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL PROVIDE THE AREA WITH CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS
AND A WARMING TREND. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL ABOUT 3 TO 5 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL BY THE WEEKEND.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 02/12Z.
EXPECT CLEAR SKIES THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SURFACE WIND WILL BE
MAINLY LESS THAN 10 KTS THIS MORNING. SFC WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS
AFTERNOON...RANGING FROM 10-15 KTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KTS MAINLY EAST OF KTUS...AND DIMINISHING AFTER SUNSET TO LESS
THAN 10 KTS THROUGH THE NIGHT. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR
TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN LOW THROUGH THE WEEK
WITH A DRY AIRMASS IN PLACE. HOWEVER...GOOD OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES
ARE EXPECTED. A FEW WESTERLY BREEZES ARE EXPECTED TODAY MAINLY EAST
OF TUCSON...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH PERHAPS
JUST A FEW EASTERLY BREEZES ON FRIDAY.

&&

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


&&

$$

VISIT US ON FACEBOOK...TWITTER...YOUTUBE...AND AT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.