Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FXUS65 KBOI 310912
AFDBOI

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
312 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EXPECT LIGHT WINDS AND NO
RAIN THE NEXT TWO DAYS. PASSING HIGH CLOUDS AND NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES THROUGH TODAY WILL GIVE WAY TO MILDER TEMPERATURES
TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...WHEN HIGHS REBOUND TO 4-7 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. PATCHY SMOKE IS EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL IDAHO /MAINLY
COUNCIL NORTHWARD/ FROM ONGOING FIRES ACROSS THE NW AND NEW
STARTS IN CENTRAL IDAHO...DUE TO STORMS AND STRONG WINDS WITH
SATURDAY/S COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.LONG TERM...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...MODELS DIFFER IN THE
DETAILS BUT AGREE IN GENERAL ON DEEPENING AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
SOUTHWARD OVER THE COAST AND BRINGING IT SLOWLY INLAND WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. FORECAST CONFIDENCE DECREASES OVER THE WEEKEND AS
MODEL DIFFER ON HOW LONG THE TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER OUR AREA...BUT
BY MONDAY EVEN THE SLOWER ECMWF HAS THE TROUGH EAST OF THE ROCKIES.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE
PERIOD...WITH A COOLING TREND WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...LITTLE
CHANGE ON SATURDAY...THEN GRADUAL WARMING SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THERE
WILL BE AT LEAST A SLIGHT CHANCE OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH THE BEST CHANCE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
EASTERN OREGON AND CENTRAL IDAHO. MAINLY DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED
SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR WITH SCATTERED MID LEVEL AND HIGH CLOUDS. SURFACE
WINDS...VARIABLE MAINLY LESS THEN 10 KTS. WINDS ALOFT...SOUTHWEST UP
TO 20 KTS AT 10K FT MSL. AN INCREASE IN WILDFIRE SMOKE IS POSSIBLE
TODAY.

&&

.BOI WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ID...NONE.
OR...NONE.

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/BOISE

SHORT TERM...VM
LONG TERM....JT
AVIATION.....JT


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.