Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 260338
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
938 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A WARMING TREND TO THE REGION
INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE WEST COAST THIS
EVENING IS ALLOWING A COOL NORTHERLY FLOW TO REMAIN OVER UTAH. THIS
FLOW COMBINED WITH A NORTHERLY GRADIENT IN PLACE HAVE KEPT LOCALLY
ENHANCED WINDS IN DOWNSLOPE REGIONS OF EAST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
UTAH. THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN OVERNIGHT...EXCEPT IN
WASHINGTON COUNTY WHERE GUSTY CANYON WINDS COULD PERSIST THROUGH
MUCH OF THE NIGHTTIME HOURS. OTHERWISE...SOME MOSTLY THIN HIGH
CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. DESPITE
700MB WARM ADVECTION TAKING PLACE OVER THE PAST 12 HOURS...THE LACK
OF SIGNIFICANT CLOUD COVER WILL KEEP OVERNIGHT MIN TEMPERATURES ON
THE COOL SIDE...ALTHOUGH IN REALITY THE CURRENT FORECAST
TEMPERATURES ARE ACTUALLY QUITE CLOSE TO NORMAL.

NO UPDATES THIS EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME
ESTABLISHED OVER THE SLC TERMINAL BY 04-05Z. OTHERWISE...EXPECT VFR
CONDITIONS UNDER THIN HIGH CLOUDS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

&&

.SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
UT...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

CHENG

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