Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be over the mountains this
afternoon and evening.  As high pressure builds up from the Great
Basin, temperatures will warm and moisture will move into the
area supporting increased showers and isolated thunderstorms on
Monday.  A Pacific low pressure trough will approach the west on
Tuesday bringing increased showers and thunderstorms to the area.
Much of the western and northern mountains should see rainfall
through Tuesday night.  Temperatures will cool on Wednesday with
areas o showers and Isolated thunderstorms decreasing in coverage
and intensity through Wednesday evening.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday night through Sunday)
Issued at 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Colder temperatures with decreasing showers will be over the area
as a cold front sweeps south across the area.  Thursday will be cooler
with some weaker showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Friday and
Saturday will be drier with a warming trend.  Some showers and
thunderstorms will return to the north and west on Sunday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Monday afternoon)
Issued at 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Mainly VFR conditions will occur over the region through 12Z Monday.
Very isolated showers or thunderstorms will occur over the mountains
as well as over extreme Southwest Sweetwater County from 20Z until
02Z as some of the isolated thunderstorm activity over the Uinta
Mountains in utah drift east northeast into the county. Local wind
gusts to 35 knots will occur near storms. Smoke from wildfires will
reduce long range visibility with local MVFR conditions possible in
places.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued AT 222 PM MDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be over the mountains this
afternoon and evening.  As high pressure builds up from the Great
Basin, temperatures will warm and moisture will move into the
area supporting increased showers and isolated thunderstorms on
Monday.  A Pacific low pressure trough will approach the west on
Tuesday bringing increased showers and thunderstorms to the area.
Much of the western and northern mountains should see rainfall
through Tuesday night.  Temperatures will cool on Wednesday with
areas o showers and Isolated thunderstorms decreasing in coverage
and intensity through Wednesday evening.

&&

.RIW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Baker
LONG TERM...Baker
AVIATION...Lipson
FIRE WEATHER...Baker



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