Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 260401
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1000 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS UTAH THROUGH
TUESDAY. THE SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL CONTINUE WITH ANOTHER
SYSTEM EXPECTED FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK...AND A THIRD FOR
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LOW CENTERED OVER CENTRAL UTAH THIS EVENING
WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY SHIFT EASTWARD TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW. IN THE
MEANTIME...SHOWERS WITH LINGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN AND CENTRAL UTAH WHILE ACROSS
NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST UTAH...STEADIER PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED
WITH WRAPAROUND MOISTURE IS OCCURRING. SNOW LEVELS REMAIN NEAR THE
6500FT RANGE BUT LOCALLY LOWER IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

WITH THE LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING LEADING TO WEAKER
INSTABILITY...EXPECT THE CONVECTIVE SHOWERS TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY OVERNIGHT. AS A RESULT...EXPECT A BIT OF A LULL FOR
SEVERAL HOURS OVERNIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF THE WASATCH FRONT AND
ADJACENT MOUNTAINS...THIS SUPPORTED BY LATEST HRRR/RAP/NAM.
HOWEVER...WESTERN AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL UTAH WILL CONTINUE TO SEE
STEADIER PRECIPITATION WITH THE WRAPAROUND MOISTURE. THIS WRAPAROUND
WILL IMPACT THE MUCH OF THE SPINE OF UTAH AND ADJACENT VALLEYS
TOMORROW BEFORE PRECIPITATION STARTS TO DECREASE TOMORROW EVENING AS
THE LOW DEPARTS THE REGION AND WEAK RIDGING DEVELOPS INTO UTAH.

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE WITH ANOTHER STORM FOR THE
SECOND PART OF THE WEEK AND YET ANOTHER THIS COMING WEEKEND.

FORECAST IN GOOD SHAPE BUT DID UPDATE TO MAKE A FEW MINOR TWEAKS.

&&

.AVIATION...WINDS AT THE SLC TERMINAL ARE LIKELY TO REMAIN
PREDOMINANTLY NORTHERLY THROUGH THE NIGHT BUT MAY BE ERRATIC AND
OCCASIONALLY GUSTY WITH PASSING SHOWERS. THERE IS A 40 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AT THE TERMINAL THROUGH 10Z WITH SHOWERS
INCREASING TOMORROW MORNING. CIGS WILL LIKELY REMAIN ABOVE 7000FT
THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT BUT MAY BRIEFLY LOWER AT TIMES WITH
SHOWERS.

&&

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

$$

CHENG

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