Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KPIH 040923
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
323 AM MDT FRI JUL 4 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THE CURRENT WATER VAPOR
IMAGERY SHOWS THE MAJORITY OF THE MONSOON MOISTURE HAS MOVED OVER
WYOMING WITH LINGERING MOISTURE OVER THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS.
ADDITIONALLY...THE WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS A LOW CENTERED JUST
OFF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA COAST WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT OVER
WASHINGTON. EXPECT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON MAINLY
OVER THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER BRINGING
MOSTLY GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WITH LIMITED PRECIPITATION. EXPECT
BREEZY WINDS SATURDAY AS A MOSTLY DRY COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE
AREA. NO TO VERY LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. SUNDAY UPPER
LEVEL RIDGING STRENGTHENS OVER THE AREA. EXPECT WELL ABOVE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES TO CONTINUE OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE PERIOD.

WYATT

.LONG TERM...MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. EXPECT OVERALL DRY CONDITIONS
EARLY IN THE WEEK WITH STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGING. THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY MODELS ARE CONTINUING TO SHOW THE RETURN OF MONSOONAL
MOISTURE INTO THE AREA BRINGING BACK AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS
PARTICULARLY ON FRIDAY. WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD.

WYATT


&&

.AVIATION...A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AS A
PUSH OF MONSOONAL MOISTURE BEGINS TO EXIT THE REGION. GUSTY ERRATIC
WINDS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. AT THIS TIME...DO NOT
ANTICIPATE ANY RESTRICTIONS TO TAF SITES.


&&

.FIRE WEATHER...SOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AS
MONSOONAL MOISTURE BEGINS TO EXIT THE REGION. GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS
ARE LIKELY NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. BREEZY CONDITIONS COMBINED AND LOW HUMIDITY
IS LIKELY ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY IN IDAHO
FIRE ZONE 410.


&&

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

$$






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