Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FXUS65 KFGZ 010356
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
856 PM MST TUE SEP 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
EXPECT COOLER NIGHTS WITH LITTLE PRECIPITATION FORECAST
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A WEAK TROUGH WILL BRUSH THROUGH
UTAH TOMORROW WITH HIGHER CLOUD COVER AND SLIGHT CHANCES FOR
LIGHT SHOWERS OVER THE UTAH ARIZONA BORDER REGION. THE PACIFIC RIDGE
WILL BUILD INTO ARIZONA ON FRIDAY WITH WARMER HIGH TEMPERATURES
FORECAST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ACROSS THE STATE WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT...EXCEPT FOR AREAS ALONG THE UTAH BORDER WHERE AN
APPROACHING COOL FRONT WILL BRING A SCATTERED LAYER OF MID LEVEL
CLOUDS. SMALL TWEAKS MADE TO SKY FORECAST...BUT OTHERWISE PREVIOUS
FORECAST IS IN GREAT SHAPE AND DISCUSSION STILL APPLIES.

&&

.PREVIOUS DISCUSSION (245 PM MST)...
DRY WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL KEEP US IN A TYPICAL FALL
WEATHER PATTERN THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. ONE EXCEPTION TO THIS
FORECAST WILL BE TOMORROW OVER MOUNTAIN AREAS ALONG THE UTAH BORDER.
A WEAK TROUGH PASSING THROUGH UTAH WILL INCREASE CLOUD COVER AND MAY
PRODUCE A BRIEF SHOWER IN THIS AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

ON FRIDAY...THE PACIFIC RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO ARIZONA. EXPECT A
WARMING OF OUR AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES AND DRIER HUMIDITY LEVELS
AS A RESULT THROUGH THE WEEKEND. OTHERWISE EXPECT GREAT WEATHER
CONDITIONS THIS WEEK FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WARM DAYS...COOL NIGHTS
AND LIGHT WINDS.

A MONSOON RAINFALL WRAP UP HAS BEEN POSTED ON OUR WEB PAGE. FIND
IT ON OUR WEBSITE...WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE...EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A LIGHT SHOWER NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. SURFACE WINDS REMAINING LIGHT OVERNIGHT...BECOMING
W TO NW 10-20 KTS AFT 17Z WEDNESDAY. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT
UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FGZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........MCS/BOHLIN
AVIATION.......MCS

FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF




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