Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBYZ 150822
AFDBYZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
222 AM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SHORT TERM...VALID FOR TDY AND TUE...

RIDGING ALOFT WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE ON A WARMING TREND AS
THE THERMAL RIDGE AXIS SHIFTS OVER THE FORECAST AREA BY WEDNESDAY.
LOW LEVEL EASTERLIES WILL GIVE WAY TO SOUTHWESTERLIES TONIGHT AS
SURFACE HIGH SHIFTS FAR ENOUGH EAST TO LOSE INFLUENCE AND LEE SIDE
TROUGHING BECOMES REESTABLISHED. THIS WILL FURTHER ENHANCE THE
WARM UP FROM THE LOW 70S TODAY TO THE LOW 80S ON TUESDAY. MAINLY
CLEAR SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

CHURCH

.LONG TERM...VALID FOR WED...THU...FRI...SAT...SUN...

VERY LIMITED CHANGES TO GOING FORECAST WITH MEDIUM RANGE GUIDANCE
IN GOOD AGREEMENT. UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS THE
ROCKIES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY GIVING OUR WARMEST TEMPERATURES FOR
THE WEEK WITH READINGS WELL INTO THE 80S. RIDGE SHIFTS EAST LATE
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY WITH SOUTHWEST FLOW DEVELOPING INTO THE AREA
AHEAD OF AN ADVANCING TROUGH ALONG THE WEST COAST. THIS WILL
PROVIDE AN INCREASED THREAT FOR SHOWERS AS THE FLOW TRIES TO TAP
MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF NOW HURRICANE ODILE. LOOKS LIKE WE
BE ON THE NORTHERN FRINGE OF THIS MOISTURE...SO NOT EXPECTING ANY
WIDESPREAD OR HEAVY PRECIP...JUST ENOUGH TO WARRANT HIGHER THAN
CLIMO POPS. LATE FRIDAY...NORTHERN STREAM SHORT WAVE SHIFTS FLOW
TO MORE NORTHWESTERLY...SHUNTING MOISTURE TO THE SOUTH OF AREA
DECREASING PRECIP CHANCES. BEST COLD AIR ADVECTION WILL BE FRIDAY
NIGHT WITH SATURDAY OUR COOLEST DAY. HEIGHTS REBUILD FOR SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY WITH CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS AND TEMPERATURES
REBOUNDING TO ABOVE NORMAL CONDITIONS AGAIN BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.
FRIEDERS

&&

.AVIATION...

VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL WITH CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS
THROUGH TONIGHT. FRIEDERS

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMP/POPS...

    TDY TUE     WED     THU     FRI     SAT     SUN
-------------------------------------------------------
BIL 074 048/083 054/086 057/084 057/077 047/073 049/077
    0/U 00/U    00/B    02/T    33/T    10/U    00/U
LVM 077 044/084 049/086 051/081 050/077 041/073 044/077
    0/U 00/U    01/B    12/T    33/T    11/U    00/U
HDN 076 046/083 050/086 053/085 054/078 047/075 047/078
    0/U 00/U    00/B    02/T    33/T    10/U    00/U
MLS 072 044/081 050/086 055/086 056/077 049/076 049/078
    0/U 00/U    00/U    01/B    33/T    11/U    00/U
4BQ 073 045/082 050/087 054/088 057/077 048/074 048/078
    0/U 00/U    00/U    01/B    33/T    11/U    00/U
BHK 067 041/077 046/082 051/084 055/077 047/073 047/075
    0/U 00/U    00/U    01/B    33/T    11/U    00/U
SHR 075 044/082 048/085 052/083 054/076 044/072 044/075
    0/U 00/U    01/U    12/T    33/T    21/U    00/U

&&

.BYZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MT...NONE.
WY...NONE.

&&

$$
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