Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FXUS65 KTWC 230415
AFDTWC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
915 PM MST Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Expect dry conditions across much of the area and
unseasonably warm daytime temperatures this week. The exceptions are
a few light showers possible southeast of Tucson this afternoon, and
a few afternoon thunderstorms near some eastern mountains the
second half of the week.

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.DISCUSSION...The upper level trof, which brought very isolated
light showers but mostly virga to the area today, has pushed on
east into New Mexico. Cloud cover from this system has mostly
dissipated across the eastern areas. Will see scattered high
clouds during the overnight hours. A few degrees warmer Monday as
upper heights rise over the area.

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.AVIATION...Valid through 24/00Z.
FEW-SCT clouds 15k-25k ft AGL. SFC winds will remain light and
terrain driven at generally less than 10 kts for the forecast
period. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.

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.FIRE WEATHER...Dry conditions Monday and Tuesday before a slight
chance of thunderstorms develops across the eastern mountains
during the afternoon hours Wednesday through Saturday. Any
lightning would enhance fire initiation concerns and gusty
outflows may also occur. Above-average temperatures will continue
for this week alongside generally light and terrain driven winds,
with a few afternoon gusts due to daytime heating.

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

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