Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBOI 032144
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
244 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...COOL AND DRY NORTHERLY
FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. LINGERING CONVERGENCE WILL
PRODUCE CLOUDINESS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MAGIC VALLEY
MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF TWIN FALLS THROUGH THIS EVENING. PRESSURE
GRADIENTS WILL SLACKEN AFTER SUNSET TONIGHT AND WINDS WILL
SUBSIDE. TONIGHT WILL BE THE COLDEST NIGHT OF THE EXTENDED PERIOD
WITH DRY AIR IN PLACE AND CURRENT SURFACE DEWPOINTS 5-15F. WARMER
TEMPERATURES ALOFT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION AS A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE OFF THE WEST COAST BEGINS TO MOVE INLAND STARTING
WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES EACH DAY WILL WARM AS THE UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE MOVES INLAND OVER THE REGION WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES.

.LONG TERM...THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
WILL SIT FIXED OVER CALIFORNIA THOUGH THE MID-LONG TERM BRINGING DRY
AIR AND INCREASINGLY WARM TEMPERATURES...WILL SEE TEMPERATURES ABOUT
10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR WITH SCT/BKN HIGH CLOUDS. SURFACE WINDS 10-15KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30KT IN THE SNAKE RIVER AND BAKER VALLEYS...SURFACE
WINDS WILL CALM IN THE LATE EVENING TO 5-10KT. WINDS ALOFT NEAR 10K
FT MSL...NNW 20-30KT...DROPPING OFF TO NNW 10-15KT BY 04/12Z.

&&

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

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...KA
LONG TERM....AB/BW/DD
AVIATION.....AB/BW



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