Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 021939 AAC
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
139 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. LARGE UPPER HIGH CENTERED
OVER SOUTHERN BC/AB WILL KEEP THE REGION DRY INTO WED. MODELS PUSH
THE UPPER RIDGE OFF TO THE EAST BY WED AS A DEEP UPPER TROF MOVES
ONTO THE W COAST. ISOLATED TSTMS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE CENTRAL MTNS
WED AFTN/EVE AS PAC MOISTURE BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE AREA.
SHOWER/TSTM COVERAGE INCREASES IN THE WESTERN PARTS OF THE FCST
AREA ON THU...WITH ISOLATED TSTMS SPREADING TO THE EASTERN
HIGHLANDS THU AFTN. ANOTHER COOL NIGHT TONIGHT...BUT TEMPS
EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING. TEMPS WILL CONTINUE TO WARM
THRU THE PERIOD. HEDGES

.LONG TERM...THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. OVER
THE WEEKEND. THIS WILL BRING ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
CENTRAL AND EASTERN IDAHO. BEST CHANCES WILL BE DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS...BUT SOME SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT AS WELL.
SNOW LEVELS WILL BE ABOVE 9000 FEET AND SHOULDNT POSE MUCH OF A
PROBLEM TO TRAVEL.

&&

.AVIATION...HIGH PRESSURE VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT. VALLE

&&

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

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