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FXUS65 KSLC 300341

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
941 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will move into northern Utah tonight and
south through the state on Monday. Strong high pressure aloft
will follow for the middle and latter portions of the upcoming


.DISCUSSION...The upper trof over the nrn Rockies combined with
deformation on the north side of the closed low moving into swrn
AZ generated convection over much of the CWA this aftn with the
greatest coverage over the northern and central portions.

Water vapor satellite imagery shows a well defined vort max at
the base of the nrn Rockies trof currently pushing thru swrn ID
and nrn NV. This feature has given an extra assist to the lift
over nrn UT and convection continues to be very actively
developing across the north this eve as a result. Expect this to
continue overnight as the vort max moves into nrn UT then activity
should shift into central and srn UT during the day Mon while it
ends across the north as the trof continues sliding east.

The upstream ridge starts to move into the Great Basin Tue altho a
little residual moisture could kick off isolated weak aftn
convection over the nern and far srn mtns.

Current forecast of scattered coverage over the north tonight
looks about right and no updates planned.


.AVIATION...Southerly winds should prevail at the SLC Terminal
overnight into Mon morning. There is a 40 percent chance that
outflow from passing showers and thunderstorms will bring periods
of gusty shifting winds at times through at least 14z Mon.


.SLC Watches/Warnings/Advisories...



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