Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 160308
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
908 PM MDT FRI AUG 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE AIRMASS ACROSS THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO DRY FROM
THE WEST THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD LATE IN THE
WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...DRIER AIR SPREADING INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE
SOUTHWEST HAS KEPT CONVECTION QUITE ISOLATED IN COVERAGE TODAY. THE
FEW THUNDERSTORMS THAT DID DEVELOP OCCURRED ACROSS THE EASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA WHERE PRECIPITABLE WATER VALUES WERE
STILL IN THE 0.8-0.9 INCH RANGE. WITH LITTLE OR NO FORCING TO SPEAK
OF...THE FEW REMAINING STORMS WILL DISAPPEAR WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR OR
SO WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE NIGHT.

THE DRIER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD EAST TOMORROW WITH PWAT VALUES
OVER EASTERN UTAH FALLING A COUPLE TENTHS. AS A RESULT...EVEN LESS
CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED...WITH THIS TREND CONTINUING THROUGH
SUNDAY.

MADE MINOR UPDATES TO SKY/POP IN A FEW ZONES FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
NIGHT WITH CLEARING SKIES. SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN
BETWEEN 04Z AND 05Z.

&&

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

$$

CHENG

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