Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KTWC 231018
AFDTWC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
318 AM MST Mon May 23 2022

.SYNOPSIS...Dry weather, breezy afternoons and near normal
temperatures will continue until warming toward the latter half of
the week.

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.DISCUSSION...Near normal high temperatures and afternoon breezes
to start off the week then a warming trend to end the week as
high pressure builds over the area. Temperatures moderate a bit
next weekend.

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.AVIATION...Valid through 23/12z.
SKC to SCT clouds AOA 20k ft MSL thru valid pd. Variable terrain
driven winds less than 12 kts through 22/19z and after 23/04z. At
other times, SWly winds at 12-16 kts with occasional gusts to 25
kts during the afternoon from surface heating. Aviation discussion
not updated for TAF amendments.

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.FIRE WEATHER...Dry conditions with near normal temperatures are
expected until a warming trend arrives toward midweek. Winds
remain gusty at times during afternoons, particularly across the
Upper Gila River Valley for today and Tuesday. Add in low
humidities and a few isolated spots may briefly approach critical
fire weather conditions.

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

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