Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 270324

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
924 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cool northerly flow will follow for Saturday. A
warming trend starts Sunday and continues into mid week.


.DISCUSSION...The last in a series of shortwave troughs to rotate
through a weakening longwave trough position, situated across the
northern Rockies/northern High Plains, is currently crossing
southeast ID/northern UT. Lingering showers persist from roughly
the Uinta Basin and southern Wasatch Front southward into central
Utah, along an associated baroclinic zone. Further north, showers
spreading south out of ID have been on the downward trend over the
past couple of hours with the loss of daytime heating. The
activity along the baroclinic zone will likely linger into the
overnight hours, becoming more isolated with time, while further
any threat of showers under the passing trough axis appears too
low to mention.

With the trough departing Saturday, Mid level ridging will slowly
build across the region through the weekend and into early next
week, resulting in a drying and warming trend.

Updated earlier to adjust PoP/Wx/Sky grids based on current radar
satellite trends.


.AVIATION...Northerly winds with VFR conditions will continue
throughout the remainder of the evening and overnight hours at





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