Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 012005
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
205 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA IS PRODUCING COOL BUT
DRY WEATHER. THE HIGH WILL MOVE SLIGHTLY EAST ON TUESDAY AND THE
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ONSHORE. WARMER AIR WILL PUMP INTO THE
REGION ON TUESDAY RAISING TEMPS CLOSER TO NORMAL. A COLD FRONT
WILL ARRIVE SOMETIME ON WEDNESDAY. GFS IS SLOWER THAN NAM ON
ARRIVAL OF THE COLD FRONT AND IS CONSEQUENTLY WARMER THAN THE NAM.
FORECAST IS A BLEND OF THE TWO SOLUTIONS FOR HIGHS. THIS FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION DRY BUT WITH SOME WIND. POTENTIAL
LAKE WIND ADVISORY NECESSARY FOR WEDNESDAY. COOLER AIR WILL FILTER
INTO THE REGION THURSDAY AND PERSIST INTO FRIDAY. TEMPS WILL RISE
TO NEAR NORMAL FOR NEXT WEEKEND AS MODELS SHOW A WEAK LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM OVER THE REGION WHICH COULD PRODUCE A FEW SHOWERS.

VALLE

&&

.AVIATION...EXPECT CLEAR SKIES THROUGH TUESDAY WITH SOME 10 TO 15
KNOT UPSLOPE WINDS AT BYI...PIH AND IDA.   COLD FRONT WILL BRING
MUCH STRONGER WINDS ON WEDNESDAY.
GK

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH FRIDAY.   A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN IDAHO ON WEDNESDAY AND EXPECT
STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ON THAT DAY.   GUSTS IN THE 30 TO 40
MPH RANGE ARE POSSIBLE.
GK

&&

.PIH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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