Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FXUS65 KTWC 090952
AFDTWC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
251 AM MST Fri Dec 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Above normal temperatures and dry weather will
prevail through early next week.

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.DISCUSSION...Arizona will remain under a west to northwest flow for
the next several days, with the main storm track staying north of
the area. A few weather systems passing north of the area will bring
some high cloudiness from time-to-time. Daytime temperatures will be
near or slightly above seasonable normals. Latest models showed a
change in the pattern taking place by the end of this coming week.
Both the GFS and ECMWF models track a system into the west coast
around Thursday, with the chance of showers increasing Friday into
next weekend. Gusty winds and cooler temperatures will accompany
this system. Until then, dry conditions with seasonable temperatures
can be anticipated.

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.AVIATION...Valid through 10/12Z.
Expect increasing high clouds from west to east with BKN-OVC clouds
AOA 20k ft AGL by 09/15Z, persisting thru 10/12Z. Surface wind less
than 12 kts thru the forecast period. Aviation discussion not
updated for TAF amendments.

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.FIRE WEATHER...Dry conditions are expected through the middle of
next week, along with periods of high clouds. 20-ft winds will
generally be less than 15 mph over the next 7 days.

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

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