Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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AFDRIW

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1041 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be over the mountains this
afternoon and evening.  As high pressure builds up from the Great
Basin, temperatures will warm and moisture will move into the
area supporting increased showers and isolated thunderstorms on
Monday.  A Pacific low pressure trough will approach the west on
Tuesday bringing increased showers and thunderstorms to the area.
Much of the western and northern mountains should see rainfall
through Tuesday night.  Temperatures will cool on Wednesday with
areas o showers and Isolated thunderstorms decreasing in coverage
and intensity through Wednesday evening.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday night through Sunday)
Issued at 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Colder temperatures with decreasing showers will be over the area
as a cold front sweeps south across the area.  Thursday will be
cooler with some weaker showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Friday
and Saturday will be drier with a warming trend.  Some showers and
thunderstorms will return to the north and west on Sunday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Tuesday)
Issued at 1030 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

VFR conditions will occur through the period. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms will develop over and near the mountains after 20Z Mon
and continue through 03Z Tue. Some of the activity will drift over
the foothill locations. For now no storms will be forecasted at the
terminal sites. Gusty wind to 35 knots will occur near showers and
storms. Smoke from wildfires will reduce long range visibility with
local MVFR conditions possible around KCOD airport.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued AT 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be over the mountains this
afternoon and evening.  As high pressure builds up from the Great
Basin, temperatures will warm and moisture will move into the
area supporting increased showers and isolated thunderstorms on
Monday.  A Pacific low pressure trough will approach the west on
Tuesday bringing increased showers and thunderstorms to the area.
Much of the western and northern mountains should see rainfall
through Tuesday night.  Temperatures will cool on Wednesday with
areas o showers and Isolated thunderstorms decreasing in coverage
and intensity through Wednesday evening.

&&

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

&&

$$

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


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