Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 270851
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
251 AM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM REMAINS POSITIONED OFF THE COAST OF THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THIS SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE UNSETTLED
WEATHER ACROSS THE REGION WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FOR TODAY AND FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY THIS LOW
WILL BEGIN TO BREAK DOWN AND MOVE INLAND. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
ARRIVE ON SATURDAY BRINGING GUSTY WINDS WITH IT ALONG WITH COOLER
TEMPS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. THE PATTERN GOING INTO SUNDAY AND
BEYOND REMAINS UNSETTLED AS AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

VALLE

&&

.AVIATION...

EXPECT A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND UPPER
SNAKE HIGHLANDS THIS AFTERNOON. COULD AFFECT KSUN AND KIDA.
OTHERWISE EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FOR
THE AFTERNOON.

VALLE

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...

BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY ALONG WITH ISOLATED TO WIDELY
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS BECAUSE OF MONSOONAL MOISTURE IN PLACE. BEST
CHANCES FOR STORMS EXISTS ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. ISOLATED
STORMS IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
ARRIVE ON SATURDAY BRINGING WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE REGION.

VALLE

&&

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

$$


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