Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 060429
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1029 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHERN
ROCKIES THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK. ABUNDANT MOISTURE ALONG WITH
WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES MOVING THROUGH THE REGION WILL GENERATE
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDWEEK. A BROAD UPPER LOW
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN LATE IN THE WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A MID LEVEL RIDGE AXIS RESIDES ACROSS THE GREAT
BASIN THIS EVENING...AND WILL MORE OR LESS REMAIN IN PLACE
THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK. ABUNDANT BOUNDARY LAYER
MOISTURE REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA...AND ALTHOUGH
CONVECTIVE COVERAGE WAS MORE SPARSE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
OWING TO SUBSIDENCE IN THE WAKE OF THIS MORNINGS WAVE...THE
THUNDERSTORMS WHICH DID DEVELOP PRODUCED LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
THESE STORMS HAVE MORE OR LESS DIMINISHED THIS EVENING...AND HAVE
CUT BACK ON POPS FOR THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD LEAVING ONLY A SLIGHT
CHANCE ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHERN UT. WITH THE LINGERING MOISTURE AND
DAYTIME HEATING ANTICIPATE TERRAIN BASED CONVECTION EACH OF THE
NEXT COUPLE OF AFTERNOONS...WITH THIS ACTIVITY MOVING OFF THE
TERRAIN AND INTO ADJACENT VALLEYS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING HOURS.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT KSLC THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT PERIOD WITH NORTH WINDS SWITCHING BACK TO THE SOUTH BY
06Z.

&&

.SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
UT...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

SEAMAN

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