Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KPIH 300927
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
327 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

.SHORT TERM...SUNNY SKIES LIGHT WINDS TODAY AND FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER VALLEYS WILL INCREASE TO THE MIDDLE 80S
TO NEAR 90 DEGREES. SATURDAY THEE SHOULD BE SOME INCREASE IN HIGH
CLOUDS...OTHERWISE ANOTHER WARM DAY. RS

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO
CENTER NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS AREA WITH SUB TROPICAL MONSOON
MOISTURE CIRCULATING INTO IDAHO. THUS THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS. ABOUT WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY WE BEGIN TO LOOK FOR A
DISTURBANCE APPROACHING FROM THE WEST THAT COULD NUDGE SOME OF THE
MONSOON MOISTURE FROM THIS AREA AND POSSIBLY INCREASE THE
AFTERNOON WINDS A BIT. RS

&&

.AVIATION...CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS UNDER HIGH PRESSURE. RS

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...SUNNY SKIES AND MAINLY SLOPE WINDS TODAY AND FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES RISE ANOTHER 5 TO 8 DEGREES TODAY WHILE HUMIDITY DROPS
ANOTHER 1 TO 3 PERCENT. THE RATHER WARM AND DRY AIR WILL RESULT IN A
HAINES INDEX OF 6 IN A LIMITED AREA FRIDAY AFTERNOON FROM STANLEY TO
SUNBEAM...CLAYTON AND CHILLY BARTON. SOME INCREASE IN HIGH LEVEL
CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY. MONSOON MOISTURE BEGINS TO MOVE INTO
IDAHO BY SUNDAY AND IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY. THERE
WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EACH OF THOSE DAYS.

&&

.PIH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.

&&

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