Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KFGZ 270339

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
839 PM MST Wed Oct 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Expect dry weather under high pressure through Thursday.
Max temps tomorrow will be from 10 to 15 degrees above normal. A
slight chance of showers will return Friday and into the weekend,
mainly from Flagstaff northwestward.


The short term forecast is in good shape with no updates planned.

.PREV DISCUSSION 309 PM... Strong high pressure has led to dry
conditions with well above normal daytime temperatures today, and
will so again for Thursday across the Grand Canyon State. A series
of shortwave troughs may brush the northern portions of AZ from
Friday and into early next week. Current indications are that the
majority of the associated moisture and instability will remain just
north of the AZ. The best chances for showers presently looks to be
Friday into Friday night across northwestern Coconino County, with
lesser chances elsewhere and over the following couple days. In
addition, expect breezy daytime southwesterly winds with each wave


.AVIATION...For the 06Z forecast...Expect VFR conditions for the
next 24 hours. Light sfc winds through 16z Thu becoming S-SE10-20kt.
Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.






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