Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBOI 240855
AFDBOI

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
255 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.SHORT TERM...LINGERING SHOWERS IN OWYHEE COUNTY AND PATCHY FOG IN
OUR NRN VALLEYS THIS MORNING.  YESTERDAY/S UPPER LOW IN UTAH WILL
MOVE TO WYOMING TODAY...STILL CLOSE ENOUGH FOR SHOWERS AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON...MAINLY IN IDAHO ZONES.  INSTABILITY WILL BE GREATEST
IN THE BOISE MOUNTAINS...AS IT WAS SATURDAY...WITH SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THERE.  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE REST OF
WESTERN IDAHO AND MALHEUR AND BAKER COUNTIES IN OREGON.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL END BY SUNSET AND ALL AREAS SHOULD CLEAR TONIGHT
AS A SHORT WAVE UPPER RIDGE COMES IN FROM THE NORTHWEST.  ON MONDAY
THE NEXT UPPER LOW FROM THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS WILL MOVE TO
WASHINGTON WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING
IN THE AFTERNOON OVER OUR CWA.  LITTLE CHANGE IN MAX TEMPS TODAY
THEN 1-3 DEGS WARMER MONDAY.  MILD AND MOIST AGAIN TONIGHT WITH
PATCHY VALLEY FOG LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

.LONG TERM...MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
WILL DIG SOUTHWARD FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA AND SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. EXPECT SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR
NORMAL. GOOD MODEL AGREEMENT BEYOND FRIDAY AS UPPER LEVEL RIDGING
MOVES INTO THE REGION FOR THE WEEKEND. EXPECT A NICE WARMING TREND
AS TEMPERATURES RISE INTO THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S /AROUND 10-15
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL/ IN THE LOWEST VALLEYS BY SUNDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR. SCT-BKN MID LEVEL CLOUDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON. SURFACE WINDS 12KT OR LESS THIS MORNING...BECOMING
NORTHWESTERLY 10-20KT THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS ALOFT AT 10K FT
MSL...NORTHERLY 5-15KT.

&&

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

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...LC
LONG TERM....KA
AVIATIION....KA



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