Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FXUS65 KRIW 212134
AFDRIW

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
334 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Monday)
Issued at 330 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be over Sweetwater county
early this evening.  Then a cold front will pass south of the area
will bring colder, drier and more stable air to the area tonight
through Sunday.  Isolated showers and thunderstorms may develop
over the mountains Sunday afternoon and evening. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms will increase mainly over the northern
and western mountains Monday afternoon as temperatures warm across
the area.

.LONG TERM...(Monday night through Friday)
Issued at 330 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Warming with increased showers and isolated thunderstorms will
continue on Tuesday before a low pressure trough pushes a cold front
with colder and drier air Wednesday and Wednesday night before
a stronger pacific trough with moisture brings increased showers and
thunderstorms over the area Thursday and Friday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Saturday evening)
Issued at 319 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Mainly VFR conditions will continue through the forecast period.
A persistent thunderstorm will continue to track east across
Southeast Fremont County and Southern Natrona County through 21z,
but should stay just south of KCPR. However, this storm cell is
beginning to dissipate. Otherwise, some thunderstorms activity will
be rolling off the Uinta Mountains northeast into Southern
Sweetwater County, mainly south of Interstate 80 this afternoon.
Mainly clear skies are slated for Saturday.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued AT 319 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be over Sweetwater county
early this evening.  Then a cold front will pass south of the area
will bring colder, drier and more stable air to the area tonight
through Sunday.  Isolated showers and thunderstorms may develop
over the mountains Sunday afternoon and evening. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms will increase mainly over the northern
and western mountains Monday afternoon as temperatures warm across
the area.

&&

.RIW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Baker
LONG TERM...Baker
AVIATION...Lipson
FIRE WEATHER...Baker



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