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FXUS65 KSLC 270303

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
903 PM MDT Wed Oct 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure aloft will bring dry and warm conditions
to Utah through Thursday. A new fast moving weather disturbance
will impact Utah and southwest Wyoming Friday, followed by a
second system arriving late in the weekend.


.DISCUSSION...Current forecast package on track and no updates
needed at this time. Thin high clouds have been coming and going
across most of the CWA this evening but really are not expected to
increase much through the overnight hours. Therefore mostly clear
or partly cloudy skies at worst in the forecast should be just
fine. Temperatures should not be inhibited by these passing high
clouds from falling to expected lows tonight.

Although current temperature at SLC is only five degrees away from
forecasted low believe a slight ramp up in southerly winds
overnight should prevent the temperature from falling much
overnight. Noticed winds on west side of valleys seeing this
increase in southerly winds in past couple of hours.

Warm day ahead for the CWA with temperatures running 10-15
degrees above average. Should the forecast high of 76 degrees at
SLC be reached tomorrow it will tie the record set back in 1977.


.AVIATION...VFR conditions will prevail at the SLC terminal
through the TAF period. Light and variable winds this evening will
become steady southeast by 04Z with a slight increase expected
overnight. Winds will increase rapidly mid morning between 16 and





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