Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KPIH 282108
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
208 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SHORT TERM...THE LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THE LOW PRESSURE
DISTURBANCE SETTLING INTO CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. SOME CLOUDS AND
SHOWERS CIRCULATING INTO THE SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND ANOTHER
LITTLE BAND OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR SUN VALLEY. VERY WEEK RETURNS
ON RADAR AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS REPORTING MOSTLY MIDDLE LEVEL
CLOUDS. KEPT A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST IN THOSE AREAS
THIS EVENING. MAY STILL BE AN ISOLATED SHOWER OR TWO OVER THE
MOUNTAINS NEAR BEAR LAKE ON SUNDAY...BUT NO SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATION OF SNOW. FOR SUNDAY MORNING...HAVE LOWERED MORNING
LOWS IN THE SNAKE PLAIN ABOUT 5-6 DEGREES AND DROPPED ISLAND PARK TO
NEAR ZERO. THE NEXT TROUGH OUT OF CANADA DROPS ALONG THE DIVIDE
LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON. MOST SHOWERS EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY. FOR SNOW ACCUMULATION ESTIMATE ONLY 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND LESS THAN ONE INCH IN THE LOWER VALLEYS. BY TUESDAY
EVENING...JUST A FEW SHOWERS WILL LINGER IN THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS

.LONG TERM...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. LOOK FOR AN
EXITING SYSTEM TUESDAY NIGHT BRINGING LIGHT SNOW OVER THE EASTERN
HIGHLANDS. EXPECT COOLER AND DRY CONDITIONS ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN ACROSS THE AREA BRING DRY CONDITIONS AND GRADUAL
WARMING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE PERIOD. WYATT
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.AVIATION...EXPECT DRY....BREEZY AND COOLER CONDITIONS BEHIND AN
EXITING SYSTEM TODAY INTO TOMORROW. VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH SUNDAY. ANOTHER SYSTEM ARRIVES MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. WYATT

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