Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KTWC 120433
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
930 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT OVER THE WESTERN STATES WILL
PROVIDE DRY CONDITIONS WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM DAYTIME TEMPERATURES
INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. EXPECT RECORD OR NEAR RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR SOME LOCATIONS ONCE AGAIN ON FRIDAY...AND PERHAPS
AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...RECORD OR NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS SE
ARIZONA TODAY WITH A REPEAT ON FRIDAY. MUCH ABOVE NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES TO CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 13/04Z.
GENERALLY SKC WITH A FEW HIGH CLOUDS POSSIBLE AT TIMES. SFC WINDS
WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND UNDER 10 KTS...FOLLOWING DIURNAL TRENDS.
AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...DRY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH NEAR RECORD HIGH AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. WITH THE HOT
TEMPERATURES AND SEASONALLY LOW DEWPOINTS EXPECT RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES TO REMAIN BELOW NORMAL. RH VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 15
PERCENT IN THE VALLEYS ACCOMPANIED BY FAIRLY LOW NIGHTTIME
RECOVERIES. GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS THROUGH TUESDAY WITH EASTERN AREAS
SEEING A BIT MORE OF AN EASTERLY COMPONENT. INCREASING SW WINDS
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY NEXT WEEK.


&&

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

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