Weather Service Report

FXUS65 KFGZ 241034

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
334 AM MST WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...Expect scattered thunderstorms each day through
Saturday...mainly over the higher elevations. A significant
drying and warming trend develops early next week.


.DISCUSSION...The upper low that moved across Arizona yesterday is
now over New Mexico and will continue to move away from the
region today. Somewhat drier air has moved into northern Arizona
behind the low, but there is still enough moisture and instability 
present for a chance of thunderstorms, mainly during the
afternoon and early evenings through Saturday. Daytime
temperatures will continue to be a few degrees below normal. By
early next week, high pressure is expected to build in from the
west, bringing drier air and a significant warming trend. High
temperatures will return to near or above normal after being below
normal for around 10 days.


.AVIATION...For the 12Z package...A few light showers will
affect areas this morning from KFLG to KSEZ to KINW. VFR 
conditions expected through 18Z. After 18Z...SCT -TSRA will
develop across much of northern AZ with brief MVFR to IFR
conditions possible in the strongest storms. Storms will begin to
diminish after 25/03Z. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF






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