Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 070911
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
311 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
UPPER LOW REMAINS OFF OF CALIFORNIA COAST WITH NORTHWEST FLOW
ALOFT OVER IDAHO CONTINUING TODAY. EXTENSIVE MOISTURE REMAINS IN
PLACE OVER THE REGION AND EXPECT ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP AGAIN TODAY. DO NOT EXPECT IT TO BE AS
WIDESPREAD AS MONDAY. FLOW TRANSITIONS TO SOUTHERLY WEDNESDAY WITH
A WAVE SLIDING NORTH AND EXPECT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AGAIN WITH THE MOISTURE REMAINING IN PLACE AND
EXPECT THAT TO BE THE MOST ACTIVE DAY PRECIPITATION WISE IN THE
SHORT TERM PERIOD. MOST ACTIVITY THURSDAY SHOULD BE NORTH IN THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS. TEMPERATURES SHOULD
BE NEAR SEASONAL NORMAL WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S MOUNTAINS AND 80S
VALLEYS THROUGH THE SHORT TERM WITH WEDNESDAY THE COOLEST DAY WITH
THE MOST CLOUD COVER AND PRECIPITATION EXPECTED.
GK

.LONG TERM...FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
EXPECT FRIDAY TO BE MOST ACTIVE DAY IN EXTENDED AS ANOTHER SYSTEM
PUSHES NORTH IN THE SOUTHERLY FLOW WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXPECTED. EXPECT MOST ACTIVITY TO NORTHWEST SATURDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY BUT COULD SEE SOME DEVELOPMENT MAINLY IN THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS. TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN NEAR SEASONAL NORMAL.
GK

&&

.AVIATION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL HELP
TO PRODUCE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. BEST CHANCES FOR STORMS
AFFECTING TAF SITES IS AROUND KSUN THIS AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE VFR
CEILINGS AND RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS.

VALLE

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL
PRODUCE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS WEEK. BEST CHANCES
FOR STORMS IS WEDNESDAY WHEN A FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW MOVES
THROUGH THE REGION.

VALLE

&&

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

$$


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