Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 121122

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
422 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to bring above normal
daytime temperatures, cold nights, relatively light winds, and
dry conditions through much of this week.


A rather stagnant pattern continues with above normal
daytime temperatures and dry conditions for at least the next
several days. A trough may brush the region this coming weekend,
with an uptick in winds and a cool-down in temps expected.


.AVIATION...For the 12Z package...Expect VFR conditions through
the 24 hour period. Sfc winds light and variable or easterly at
5-10kts. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments


.FIRE WEATHER...Expect similar conditions today and Wednesday as
the upper air pattern remains unchanged. Daytime temperatures
will be 8 to 15 degrees above normal. A stable airmass and light
easterly mixing layer winds will combine to to produce extended
periods of poor to marginal ventilation.

Thursday through Saturday...Above normal temperatures and very dry
conditions persist through the period. Some cooling and marginally
increased northeast flow may develop Friday or Saturday.






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