Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1032 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 240 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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.  As high pressure builds up from the
Great Basin, temperatures will warm and moisture will move into the
area supporting increased showers and isolated thunderstorms.  A
Pacific low pressure trough will approach the west on Tuesday
bringing increased showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday.  Much of the
western and northern mountains should see rainfall through Tuesday
night.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday night through Saturday)
Issued at 240 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Temperatures will cool as showers and thunderstorms and a cold front
pass across the area Tuesday night and Wednesday.  Drying with
cooler temperatures will be over the area on Thursday.  Warming with
increased showers and thunderstorms is expected Friday through
Saturday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday)
Issued at 1031 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

VFR conditions will occur over the region through 06Z Monday. Very
isolated showers or thunderstorms will occur over the mountains from
20Z Sunday until 02Z Monday. Local wind gusts to 35 knots will occur
near storms. Smoke from wildfires will reduce long range visibility
with local MVFR conditions possible in places.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued AT 240 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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.  As high pressure builds up from the
Great Basin, temperatures will warm and moisture will move into the
area supporting increased showers and isolated thunderstorms.  A
Pacific low pressure trough will approach the west on Tuesday
bringing increased showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday.  Much of the
western and northern mountains should see rainfall through Tuesday
night.

&&

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

&&

$$

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


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