627  
FXUS65 KFGZ 240357  
AFDFGZ  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ  
857 PM MST TUE JAN 23 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A WARMING TREND AND DRY  
CONDITIONS TO THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM  
WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS THURSDAY AND COOLER TEMPERATURES FRIDAY.  
HIGH PRESSURE THEN RETURNS FOR THE WEEKEND WITH LIGHTER WINDS AND  
WARMING TEMPERATURES.  
 

 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY WITH ABOVE NORMAL  
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED. THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BE  
INTERRUPTED LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS A WEAK TROUGH MOVES  
THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN. IMPACTS HERE WILL BE GUSTY SOUTHWEST  
WINDS FOR OUR AREA THURSDAY, ALONG WITH MODERATE COOLING FRIDAY.  
THE RIDGE THEN PROMPTLY REBUILDS HEADING INTO NEXT WEEKEND. LITTLE  
OR NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS.  
 

 
   
AVIATION...FOR THE 06Z PACKAGE
 
GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND VFR  
CONDITIONS UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL PREVAIL THROUGHOUT THE  
TAF PERIOD. AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR AMENDMENTS.  
 

 
   
FIRE WEATHER
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN DRY AND WARMING  
WEATHER THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS. VENTILATION  
WILL REMAIN POOR TO FAIR. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING BY TO THE  
NORTH WILL BRING GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS THURSDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE  
THEN RETURNING OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
   
FGZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
NONE.  
 

 
 

 
 
PUBLIC...KD  
AVIATION...KD  
FIRE WEATHER...KD  
 
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