Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KTWC 060422
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
920 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...DRY CONDITIONS WILL THEN PREVAIL WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY. EXPECT BREEZY TO WINDY
CONDITIONS DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEK. BELOW NORMAL DAYTIME
TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR INTO SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY A SIGNIFICANT
WARMING TREND EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...QUIET PLEASANT DAY ACROSS SE ARIZONA IN THE WAKE OF
YESTERDAYS SYSTEM. ANY STORM ACTIVITY THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING WAS
ACROSS NRN AZ. SATELLITE IMAGERY THIS EVENING SHOWED CLEAR TO PARTLY
CLOUDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA WITH HIGH CLOUDS INCREASING OVER
SW AZ.

&&

.AVIATION...VALID THRU 07/00Z. FEW-SCT 8-10 KFT AGL WITH SCTD
CIRRUS. DIURNALLY DRIVEN WINDS OVERNIGHT LESS THAN 10 KTS. EXPECT
STRONGER WINDS WEDNESDAY...15 TO 20 KTS GUSTING TO AROUND 30 KTS.
AVIATION DISCUSSION NOT UPDATED FOR TAF AMENDMENTS.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN NORTHWEST OF
THE AREA WEDNESDAY INTO FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE BREEZY
CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY BREEZY TO WINDY
CONDITIONS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HOWEVER...DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES AND FUEL MOISTURE WILL BE MARGINAL AT BEST TO PRODUCE
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS. A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY THEN
OCCUR ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
MOVES NORTH OF THE AREA. EXPECT LESS WIND THIS WEEKEND ALTHOUGH SOME
AFTERNOON GUSTINESS WILL OCCUR DUE TO DAYTIME HEATING.

&&

.TWC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.

&&

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