Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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FXUS65 KBOI 260854
AFDBOI

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
254 AM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY...UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD NORTHWARD FROM THE SOUTHWEST. AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB 5 TO 8 DEGREES TODAY...AND ANOTHER 3 TO 7
DEGREES ON SUNDAY. BY SATURDAY NIGHT THE FLOW ALOFT WILL TURN TO
THE SOUTH AND START TO BRING IN MOISTURE. MID AND HIGH CLOUDS
WILL SPREAD OVER MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA BY SUNDAY MORNING.
MOISTURE IS FAIRLY LIMITED AND INSTABILITY IS WEAK ON
SUNDAY...BUT THERE IS ENOUGH TO SUPPORT A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A
THUNDERSTORM NEAR THE NEVADA BORDER. BETTER MOISTURE AND
INSTABILITY COMES NORTHWARD AFTER SUNDAY. LIGHT WINDS THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...LITTLE CHANGE IN THE
EXTENDED AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE REMAINS OVER THE WESTERN U.S. WITH
MONSOON MOISTURE MOVING INTO THE FORECAST AREA.  MODELS CONTINUE THE
TREND OF SHOWING MORE MOISTURE AND HIGHER POPS THROUGH MOST OF THE
WEEK.  THIS INCREASED MOISTURE WILL BRING AFTERNOON AND EVENING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOUT 5 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE WEEK.
&&

.AVIATION...VFR.  CLEAR...EXCEPT FOR SMOKE IN THE VICINITY OF ANY
WILDFIRES.  SURFACE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT.  WINDS ALOFT WILL BE
WESTERLY 15 TO 20 KNOTS UP THROUGH 10K FEET MSL.

INCREASING MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS SUNDAY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALONG THE NEVADA BORDER.
&&

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

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...TB
LONG TERM....JA
AVIATION.....JA


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