Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 270325
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
925 PM MDT TUE APR 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SLOWLY EAST AND OUT
OF UTAH LATE TONIGHT. ANOTHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED FOR THE LATER
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...AND A THIRD FOR THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...WEAK ENTRANCE REGION OF JET ALOFT ACROSS NORTHERN
UTAH IS KEEPING SHOWERS POPPING THIS EVENING AND THIS ENTRANCE
REGION OF THE JET IS EXPECTED TO STILL BE OVER THE AREA PAST
MIDNIGHT UNTIL ABOUT 3-4AM. HAVE ADDED LOW POPS ACROSS WASATCH
FRONT AND WASATCH BACK FOR REST OF TONIGHT. WITH THE ADDED CLOUD
COVER AND SHOWERS HAVE ADJUSTED MINIMUM TEMPS UP 2 TO 3 DEGREES
ACROSS NORTHERN VALLEYS AND MOUNTAIN VALLEYS FOR TONIGHT.

ACROSS DIXIE THE FORECAST WAS UPDATED EARLIER TO INCREASE POPS FOR
THE EVENING AND JUST RECENTLY UPDATED TO KEEP SHOWERS GOING PAST
MIDNIGHT OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. THE HRRR MODEL SHOWS SHOWERS
REDEVELOPING OVER SOUTHWEST UTAH AFTER MIDNIGHT BUT CURRENT RADAR
DOES NOT SHOW ANYTHING GOING ON UPSTREAM AND WITH THE MID LEVEL
FLOW BECOMING ANTICYCLONIC HAVE DECIDED TO KEEP POPS OUT OF
FORECAST FROM CEDAR CITY SOUTHWEST.

&&

.AVIATION...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE AT THE SLC
TERMINAL WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST BETWEEN 05-07Z. OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH ABOUT 07Z WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE
OF LINGERING THROUGH 10Z. EXPECT CEILINGS TO REMAIN NEAR 5000
FEET AGL THROUGH 06-07Z BEFORE LIFTING TO NEAR 7000 FT AGL.

&&

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

$$

PUBLIC...STRUTHWOLF
AVIATION...STRUTHWOLF

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