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FXUS65 KFGZ 222239
AFDFGZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST WILL
BRING VERY WARM DAYS AND COOL NIGHTS THROUGH FRIDAY. LOOK FOR MAX
TEMPS TO BE FROM 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. EXPECT BREEZY
SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT MOVES TOWARDS THE
STATE. HIGH TEMPERATURES COOL BACK DOWN TO SEASONAL NORMALS FROM
SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST REGION
WILL WARM UP OUR HIGH TEMPERATURES WELL ABOVE SEASONAL NORMAL LEVELS
THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT SUNNY DAYS AND LIGHT WINDS THROUGH FRIDAY
BECOMING BREEZY SOUTHWESTERLIES WITH HIGHER GUSTS THIS WEEKEND.

SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE WESTERN
STATES WILL PRODUCE STRONGER SOUTHWEST WINDS RANGING FROM 15 TO 25
MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. COOLER
AIR MOVING IN FROM THE WEST WILL ALSO CAUSE OUR HIGH TEMPERATURES TO
COOL DOWN NEAR SEASONAL NORMAL LEVELS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK. THERE IS ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHT SHOWER ACTIVITY SUNDAY
NIGHT ALONG THE UTAH BORDER REGION.

PRESCRIBED BURNING HAS RAMPED UP TODAY AND THERE WILL BE OVERNIGHT
SMOKE IN SOME LOCATIONS NEAR AND DOWN SLOPE OF THESE FOREST BURNS.

TO MONITOR NATIONAL FOREST BURNS IN NORTHERN ARIZONA GO TO THE
FOLLOWING WEBSITES FOR MORE DETAILS ON DAY TO DAY BURNING...

WWW.FS.USDA.GOV/COCONINO
WWW.FS.USDA.GOV/KAIBAB
WWW.FS.USDA.GOV/PRESCOTT
WWW.FS.USDA.GOV/ASNF

&&

.AVIATION...FOR THE 00Z PACKAGE...VFR CONDITIONS WITH MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS FOR THE NEXT 24 HRS. LOCALIZED SMOKE IMPACTS
FROM PRESCRIBED BURNS POSSIBLE. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR
AMENDMENTS.

&&

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

&&

$$

PUBLIC.........BOHLIN
AVIATION.......JJ

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