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FXUS65 KTWC 280936
AFDTWC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
235 AM MST Thu Jan 28 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Another weather system will enter the area Friday
afternoon and night bringing more valley rain, mountain snow and
strong winds. This Pacific system will be warmer compared to the
last one with snow levels remaining above 5,500 feet. Dry and warmer
weather can be anticipated early next week before the next weather
system impacts the region around Wednesday and Thursday.

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.DISCUSSION...Some breezy east winds in spots early this morning.
Otherwise, expect dry weather with slightly warm high temperatures
today. The next Pacific system was still slated to pass through the
area Friday afternoon and night bringing a brief shot of valley rain
and mountain snow. This will be a warmer system than the storm that
impacted the region two days. The mountains will see another 3 to 5
inches above 6,000 feet by Saturday morning. Strong and gusty winds
will also accompany this system Friday afternoon and evening. Dry
and warmer weather will return early next week before another
Pacific storm impacts the state around Wednesday and Thursday.

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.AVIATION...Valid through 29/12Z.
BKN-OVC clouds above 20k ft MSL will prevail thru the forecast
period. SFC winds ELY/SELY around 8-15 kts, strongest this morning
with occasional gusts of 25-30 kts especially for KTUS. Aviation
discussion not updated for TAF amendments.

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.FIRE WEATHER...After a brief period of dry conditions, another
weather system arrives Friday resulting in valley rain and mountain
snow. 20-ft winds increase from the southwest Friday afternoon 15-25
mph, including occasional stronger gusts. Precipitation amounts are
expected to generally be on the lighter side. Weather conditions dry
out again by Saturday, with perhaps another chance for wet weather
toward the middle of next week.

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

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