Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 282002
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
203 PM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A MOSTLY DRY AND STABLE NW FLOW
ALOFT WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY WESTERLY FLOW WEDNESDAY. DEW
POINTS ARE DRIER OVER 24HRS AGO AND THUS EXPECT ANOTHER RECORD
SETTING NIGHT FOR TEMPERATURES. WILL CONTINUE TO COVER THE LIGHT
FROST EVENT/RECORD TEMPS WITH A SPECIAL STATEMENT.

.LONG TERM...WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BEGINS TO EXPAND ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN WITH NOTABLY
WARMER/HOTTER TEMPERATURES ON TAP THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD. THE MODELS
CONTINUE TO FAVOR THE IDEA OF ROTATING SOME SUB-TROPICAL MOISTURE
NORTH AROUND THE HIGH INTO THE NRN GREAT BASIN PERHAPS AS EARLY AS
SATURDAY BUT NO LATER THAN MONDAY/TUESDAY RESULTING IN ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. HUSTON
&&

.AVIATION...UNLIMITED CIG AND VSBY WITH LIGHT WIND UNDER HIGH
PRESSURE. MESSICK
&&

.FIRE WEATHER...AS HIGH PRESSURE WORKS ITS WAY INTO EASTERN IDAHO
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...CLOUDS WILL DECREASE ALONG THE
MONTANA BORDER AND A WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL DEVELOP OVER ALL
OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO. NO SIGNIFICANT FRONTS ARE EXPECTED
UNTIL AT LEAST MON. ON MON...SOME SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE MAY MOVE IN
FROM THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA...THROUGH NEVADA...AND INTO THE CENTRAL
IDAHO MOUNTAINS. MESSICK
&&

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

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