Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 231543
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
943 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA THROUGH LATE
WEEK. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FOR THE
WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD INTO THE AREA THIS
MORNING...WITH REMNANT CLOUD COVER ACROSS THE WESTERN UINTA
MOUNTAINS. OTHERWISE...MAINLY SUNNY SKIES AND WARMING TEMPERATURES
ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CWA TODAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO WARM TO ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS FOR MUCH
OF THE STATE AS THE RIDGE FURTHER AMPLIFIES THROUGH FRIDAY. A
RELATIVELY COOL AND WET PACIFIC SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE STATE THIS
WEEKEND...BRINGING WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION AND LOWERING SNOW
LEVELS TO MUCH OF THE AREA.

ONLY UPDATE TO THE FORECAST EXPECTED THIS MORNING IS A DECREASE TO
THE AMOUNT OF CLOUD COVER ACROSS THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS AS MORNING
VISIBLE IMAGERY INDICATES MOST OF THE CLOUD COVER IS CONFINED TO
THE WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS. OTHERWISE...NO ADDITIONAL UPDATES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

.AVIATION...THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE VFR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE
DAY WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SWITCH
TO THE NORTHWEST BETWEEN 18Z AND 20Z.

&&

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

$$

KRUSE/TRAPHAGAN

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