Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBYZ 152046
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
246 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SHORT TERM...VALID FOR TUE AND WED...

A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL HOLD FIRM ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
SUNNY SKIES AND MUCH WARMER TEMPERATURES. A DISTURBANCE WILL
APPROACH THE BEARTOOTH/ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT BRINGING A SLIGHT SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM CHANCE.
TEMPERATURES BOTH TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL WITH
READINGS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S. HOOLEY

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

AT THIS TIME...LITTLE IN THE WAY OF CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE
EXTENDED PERIOD. A DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY FLATTENING THE HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE THAT HAD BEEN OVER THE AREA. DYNAMICS WILL BE STRONG ENOUGH
TO BRING A GOOD CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. UPPER LEVEL AND SURFACE FLOW BECOME NORTHWEST
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY RESULTING IN SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES.
HIGH PRESSURE RIDING BUILDS BACK INTO THE AREA SUNDAY INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK BRINGING A RETURN TO ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ALONG
WITH DRY CONDITIONS. HOOLEY

&&

.AVIATION...

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

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMP/POPS...

    TUE     WED     THU     FRI     SAT     SUN     MON
-----------------------------------------------------------
BIL 050/083 055/085 058/085 057/078 048/073 050/077 052/080
    00/U    00/B    12/T    33/T    30/U    00/U    00/U
LVM 043/084 049/086 051/082 050/078 042/073 045/077 046/078
    00/U    01/B    12/T    33/T    31/U    00/U    11/U
HDN 046/083 050/086 053/086 054/079 048/075 048/078 050/081
    00/U    00/B    02/T    33/T    31/U    00/U    00/U
MLS 045/081 052/086 056/087 056/078 050/076 050/078 052/080
    00/U    00/U    11/B    33/T    31/U    10/U    00/U
4BQ 045/082 050/087 054/089 057/078 049/074 049/078 052/080
    00/U    00/U    01/B    23/T    31/U    10/U    00/U
BHK 040/077 047/083 051/085 055/078 048/073 048/075 050/079
    00/U    00/U    11/B    23/T    31/U    11/U    00/U
SHR 043/083 049/085 052/084 054/077 045/072 045/075 048/077
    00/U    11/U    12/T    33/T    31/U    10/U    00/U

&&

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

&&

$$
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