Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBOI 272051
AFDBOI

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
251 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
PROVIDING CLEAR SKIES AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH
THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE LOW 90S THURSDAY IN THE
VALLEY. A WEAK SHORTWAVE WILL MOVE ACROSS WASHINGTON THURSDAY
NIGHT AND INTO NORTHERN IDAHO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING BRINGING MOSTLY
MID-HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORM ACROSS
OUR NORTHERN ZONES...MAINLY NORTH OF A BAKER CITY-MCCALL LINE. FOR
FRIDAY...HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF THE UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE COLD
FRONT REACHES BURNS/BAKER CITY AROUND 00Z SATURDAY AND BOISE
AROUND 06Z SATURDAY /MIDNIGHT FRIDAY/. THE COLD FRONT WILL BE
INITIALLY DRY UNTIL IT REACHES SW IDAHO AND INTERACTS WITH A
DEEPER PLUME OF MOISTURE FROM THE PACIFIC STORMS IN THE EASTERN
PACIFIC MOVING ACROSS NEVADA. THIS SHOULD INITIATE THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG THE NEVADA BORDER FRIDAY EVENING AHEAD OF THE FRONT.

.LONG TERM...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH SOUTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST IDAHO FRIDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED
BY COOLER TEMPERATURES WHICH WILL PERSIST THROUGH LABOR DAY. VALLEY
HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80F WITH MOUNTAIN HIGHS GENERALLY
IN THE 60S. THE BEST CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WILL BE ALONG THE FRONT IN
THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTHWEST IDAHO FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY. A NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING MOSTLY DRY AND LOCALLY
BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN A SLOW CLIMB BACK
TOWARD NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. A NEW TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER
WESTERN CANADA EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION TO
AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN BY WEDNESDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR WITH CLEAR SKIES...EXCEPT FOR SCATTERED MOUNTAIN
CUMULUS UNTIL 03Z. LIGHT SURFACE WINDS. WINDS ALOFT...NORTHWEST UP
TO 10 KNOTS AT 10K FEET MSL.

&&

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

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...JDS
LONG TERM....BW/AB
AVIATION.....BW


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