Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 291931
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
131 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE DRY WEATHER AND WARM
TEMPS INTO MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOUT 20 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL AND NEAR RECORDS ON MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE ISNT MUCH MOISTURE TO WORK WITH SO ONLY A
FEW SHOWERS POSSIBLE IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN
HIGHLANDS. MAY SEE SOME THUNDER IN THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS WHERE
SOME WEAK INSTABILITY EXITS. EXPECT TO SEE GUSTY CONDITIONS ON
TUESDAY WITH A WIND ADVISORY POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SNAKE PLAIN. MUCH
COOLER AIR ARRIVES TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL BRING
TEMPS BACK DOWN TO NORMAL. A FEW SHOWERS IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
CLOSE TO THE MONTANA BORDER WHERE A SECONDARY FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH.

VALLE

.LONG TERM...WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

EXPECT COOL WEATHER WITH WELL BELOW NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES
THURSDAY BEHIND COLD FRONT WITH MAINLY MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS.
EXPECT SOME DRYING AND A WARM UP FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND WITH SOME
DISAGREEMENT ON TIMING OF THE NEXT SYSTEM BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN AND
GFS MODELS.  GFS IS QUICKER RETURNING PRECIPITATION WITH THE NEXT
SYSTEM NEXT SUNDAY WHILE THE EUROPEAN HOLDS SYSTEM AND BRUNT OF
PRECIPITATION UNTIL NEXT WEEK.  FOR NOW KEPT IN SOME CHANCES OF
PRECIPITATION ON SUNDAY CLOSER TO GFS SOLUTION.
GK

&&

.AVIATION...EXPECT MAINLY CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS THROUGH
MONDAY.
GK

&&

.PIH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$



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