Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KPIH 310847
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
247 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONSOONAL MOISTURE STILL OVER SOUTHEAST IDAHO TODAY AND EXPECT
MORE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
THE BRUNT OF ACTIVITY SHOULD AGAIN BE IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.
MOISTURE REMAINS IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY AS UPPER RIDGE SLIDES
EAST TOMORROW. EXPECT ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO CONTINUE FRIDAY AND INTO SATURDAY. EXPECT
BIGGEST THREAT TO BE LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINS AND POTENTIAL FLASH
FLOODING. DO NOT EXPECT WIDESPREAD FLOODING HOWEVER.  WEAK FLOW
ALOFT SHOULD CREATE VERY SLOW STORM MOVEMENT THROUGH THE PERIOD.
TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN NEAR NORMAL THROUGH SATURDAY.
GK

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
EXPECT THE MOIST PATTERN TO CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY WITH
THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING. SOME WEAK
UPPER LEVEL RIDGING MAY DRY THINGS OUT A BIT WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY NEXT WEEK.
GK

&&

.AVIATION...MONSOON MOISTURE REMAINS...BRINGING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOONS. BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND GUSTY
ERRATIC WINDS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. OTHERWISE...LIGHT
WINDS AND VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD.

VALLE

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...MONSOON MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR EACH
AFTERNOON. HEAVY DOWNPOURS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND GUSTY ERRATIC
WINDS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

VALLE

&&

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

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