Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 170336
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
936 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT CENTERED ACROSS UTAH WILL SHIFT EAST
OF THE STATE LATE WEDNESDAY. MOISTURE WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE AHEAD
OF AN UPPER TROUGH WHICH WILL SLIDE ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS CENTERED OVER UTAH THIS EVENING.
WARM AIRMASS UNDERNEATH THIS RIDGE ALLOWED MAX TEMPERATURES TO RISE
TO 10 DEGREES OR MORE ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS MANY LOCALES. MODEST
MOISTURE IN PLACE WITH SATELLITE ESTIMATED PRECIPITABLE WATER VALUES
MOSTLY BETWEEN 0.6-0.7 INCHES COMBINED WITH MINIMAL FORCING ALLOWED
ONLY A FEW DIURNAL THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN
TODAY. MOST HAVE NOW TAPERED OFF WITH THE LOSS OF DAYTIME
HEATING...LEADING TO A QUIET NIGHT WITH NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONCERNS.

MOISTURE WILL INCREASE ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN UTAH TOMORROW...BUT LITTLE
CHANGE TO THE FORECAST ELSEWHERE. LATEST MODELS ALL HAVE THE BULK OF
THE TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM ODILE REMAINING WELL SOUTH OF THE
FORECAST AREA. NEXT SIGNIFICANT STORM STILL EXPECTED MAINLY NORTHERN
HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY AS AN UPPER TROUGH
SLIDES ACROSS THE AREA.

UPDATED THE FORECAST MAINLY TO REDUCE POP/SKY FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE NIGHT.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD AT THE KSLC TERMINAL. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL
PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

&&

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

$$

CHENG

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