Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBOI 022101
AFDBOI

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
301 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...A MODERATE SHORT WAVE
TROUGH LOCATED JUST OFF THE COAST OF WASHINGTON IS MOVING EAST.
THIS WILL PASS TO OUR NORTH TONIGHT AND TOMORROW...PUSHING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. DRY AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...KEEPING US DRY THROUGH THE SHORT TERM.
WINDS WILL BECOME MODERATE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST ALONG AND JUST
BEHIND THE FRONT...AND AGAIN WED AFTERNOON IN UPPER TREASURE
VALLEY FROM MOUNTAIN HOME EASTWARD AND IN THE WESTERN MAGIC
VALLEY. SKIES WILL BE CLEAR IN THE SOUTH AND MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE
NORTH.

.LONG TERM...THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL ON FRIDAY...THEN WARM TO A FEW
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY UNDER A LOW AMPLITUDE
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE. THE NEXT UPPER LEVEL TROUGH FROM THE GULF OF
ALASKA WILL CROSS THE NORTHWEST COAST SUNDAY NIGHT AND DRIFT SLOWLY
EASTWARD...LOWERING TEMPERATURES BY 5 TO 10 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OREGON ON MONDAY AND SOUTHWEST IDAHO ON TUESDAY. NO PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL CROSS
EASTERN OREGON AND THE WEST CENTRAL IDAHO MOUNTAINS 03Z-06Z...AND
SOUTHWEST IDAHO 06Z-09Z. SURFACE WINDS...VARIABLE 10 KTS OR LESS
BECOMING WESTERLY 10-20 KTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KTS FOLLOWING THE
FRONT. ON WEDNESDAY EXPECT WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10-15 KTS EXCEPT
15-25 KTS THROUGH THE SNAKE RIVER VALLEY EAST OF KBOI AFTER 18Z.
WINDS ALOFT...WEST 20-30 KTS UP THROUGH 10K FT MSL.

&&

.BOI WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ID...NONE.
OR...NONE.

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...SP
LONG TERM....JT/WH
AVIATION.....JT


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