Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 261714
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1014 AM MST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN WILL BRING
DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS TO THE REGION THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BRING A COOLING TREND
TO NORTHERN UTAH SUNDAY WHILE THE SOUTH REMAINS MILD.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A MID LEVEL RIDGE AXIS CENTERED ALONG THE SPINE OF
THE SIERRA/CASCADES IS MAINTAINING A DRY AND MILD AIRMASS
DOWNSTREAM ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN. THIS RIDGE IS FORECAST TO
DAMPEN A BIT AS IT SLOWLY SHIFTS EASTWARD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN
THROUGH FRIDAY...MAINTAINING TEMPERATURES 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE
CLIMO. WILL UPDATE TO ADJUST TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON BASED ON
CURRENT TRENDS...OTHERWISE GOING FORECAST LOOKS IN GOOD SHAPE.

&&

.AVIATION...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE AT THE SLC
TERMINAL FOR MUCH OF THE DAY. THERE IS A 40 PERCENT CHANCE WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BETWEEN 20-02Z.

&&

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

$$

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