Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 040347
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
947 PM MDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A WARMING TREND THROUGH
MIDWEEK. THE NEXT PACIFIC TROUGH WILL ADVANCE INTO THE GREAT BASIN
LATE IN THE WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...MID LEVEL RIDGING ENCOMPASSES THE INTERMOUNTAIN
REGION THIS EVENING...DOWNSTREAM FROM AN UPPER TROUGH SITUATED
JUST OFF THE WEST COAST. THIS RIDGE BROUGHT DRY AND STABLE
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY...AND AS IT SHIFTS
EASTWARD OVERNIGHT SOUTHERLY FLOW IN ITS WAKE WILL MAINTAIN THE
WARMING TREND INTO WEDNESDAY. GOING SHORT TERM FORECAST LOOKS IN
GOOD SHAPE THIS EVENING WITH NO UPDATES PLANNED.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT KSLC THROUGH THE TAF
PERIOD WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING BY 05Z.

&&

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

$$

SEAMAN

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