Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
340 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.SHORT TERM...Today through Wednesday. With light, weak northerly
flow look for cold temperatures this morning. Thus, a frost
advisory remains in effect until 9 am this morning. Also, look for
patchy fog this morning and to a lesser extent tomorrow morning
across the Snake river plain and the Eastern Highlands. Expect dry
conditions and gradually warming temperatures through the period
as high pressure ridging builds into the area. There will only be
a slight chance of precipiation late Wednesday as models continue
to bring remnant moisture from a weakening low into our Southern
areas. Look for near normal temperatures today becoming 5 to 10
degrees above normal Monday through Wednesday. TW

.LONG TERM...Thursday through next Sunday. Though there continues
to be some differences in timing and intensity, model are showing
a good chance or precipiation through the period. Remnant moisture
from a weakening low over the Southwest will be drawn into our
area ahead of another low that will move across our area Sunday
into Monday. Currently, Friday night into Saturday looks to be
the wettest period. Expect temperatures above normal Thursday
becoming slightly below normal by Sunday. TW

&&

.AVIATION...VFR skies and light winds forecast for all TAF
locations over the next 24 hours due to high pressure. Though not
looking at fog at TAF sites this morning at this moment...expect
some patchy fog across the Snake River plain and Eastern
Highlands. NP/TW

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...Little concerns over the next several days with high
pressure in place. Light winds with gusts less than 15 mph forecast
through early Wednesday. Then some 20 mph afternoon gusts likely
both Wednesday and Thursday. Humidities will average in the 20 to 30
percent range at their minimums early this week with recoveries into
the 80 to 90 percent range overnight. No chance for rain or
thunderstorms expected until mid to late this week across Southeast
Idaho.
NP/TW

&&

.PIH Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
Frost Advisory until 9 AM MDT this morning for IDZ020-021.

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