Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 241436 AAA
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
836 AM MDT FRI JUL 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. MOISTURE WILL REMAIN CONFINED TO FAR NORTHWEST
UTAH THROUGH TONIGHT...OTHERWISE A DRY AIRMASS WILL SETTLE ACROSS
THE AREA.


&&

.DISCUSSION...VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS A CLOUD DECK
EXTENDING FROM ARIZONA NORTHEASTWARD INTO COLORADO. THE
NORTHWESTERN EDGE OF THIS CLOUD DECK MAY BRIEFLY AFFECT THE
SOUTHEASTERNMOST CWA THIS MORNING AND CLOUD COVER WAS INCREASED
MARGINALLY. THIS CLOUD DECK WILL MOVE EAST THIS AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...THE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED ALONG
THE WASATCH FRONT AND CACHE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON...AS CONVECTIVE
PARAMETERS ARE NOT IMPRESSIVE ACROSS THIS AREA. POPS WERE
INCREASED SLIGHTLY OVER THE NORTHWEST WHERE AFTERNOON CONVECTION
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

&&

.AVIATION...THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE VFR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE
DAY WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SHIFT
TO THE NORTHWEST BETWEEN 20Z AND 22Z. THERE IS A 20 PERCENT CHANCE
THIS SHIFT WILL OCCUR LATER THAN EXPECTED OR WILL NOT OCCUR AT ALL.

&&

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

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PUBLIC...RUTZ

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