Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBOI 052132
AFDBOI

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
232 PM MST THU MAR 5 2015

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL
CREEP CLOSER TO THE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY...KEEPING US WARM AND
DRY WITH ONLY HIGH CLOUDS. AN INVERSION WILL DEVELOP...KEEPING
MID-ELEVATION MOUNTAINS RELATIVELY WARM. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
THROUGH THE SHORT TERM.

.LONG TERM...SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
WITH ITS AXIS ROUGHLY ALONG THE WEST COAST WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM DURING THIS
PERIOD TO 10 OR MORE DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN
DRY.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...A CLOSED UPPER LEVEL LOW SHOULD
MOVE INLAND OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST TUESDAY NIGHT AND MAKE IT TO
SOUTHEAST OREGON WEDNESDAY. BOTH SOUTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST
IDAHO HAVE A CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WITH THE TROUGH/S PASSAGE.
EXPECT PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF RAIN...EXCEPT IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FT. MAX TEMPERATURES WILL BE 5-10 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL WITH A GRADUAL RISE IN TEMPERATURES AS SKIES CLEAR.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR WITH SCATTERED TO BROKEN HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS.
SURFACE WINDS WILL BE 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WINDS ALOFT WILL BE
NORTHWESTERLY AROUND 15 KNOTS UP THROUGH 10K FEET MSL.

&&

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

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...SP
LONG TERM....JA/AB
AVIATION.....JA



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