Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
924 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Monday)
Issued at 330 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be over Sweetwater county
early this evening.  Then a cold front will pass south of the area
will bring colder, drier and more stable air to the area tonight
through Sunday.  Isolated showers and thunderstorms may develop
over the mountains Sunday afternoon and evening. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms will increase mainly over the northern
and western mountains Monday afternoon as temperatures warm across
the area.

.LONG TERM...(Monday night through Friday)
Issued at 330 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Warming with increased showers and isolated thunderstorms will
continue on Tuesday before a low pressure trough pushes a cold front
with colder and drier air Wednesday and Wednesday night before
a stronger pacific trough with moisture brings increased showers and
thunderstorms over the area Thursday and Friday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Saturday night)
Issued at 924 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

VFR conditions will continue through the forecast period. Have
made some slight adjustments to winds at several of the TAF sites
during this afternoon and have lowered wind speeds slightly for
tonight with the gradient relaxing somewhat.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued AT 319 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be over Sweetwater county
early this evening.  Then a cold front will pass south of the area
will bring colder, drier and more stable air to the area tonight
through Sunday.  Isolated showers and thunderstorms may develop
over the mountains Sunday afternoon and evening. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms will increase mainly over the northern
and western mountains Monday afternoon as temperatures warm across
the area.

&&

.RIW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Baker
LONG TERM...Baker
AVIATION...Troutman
FIRE WEATHER...Baker



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