Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FXUS65 KRIW 272115
AFDRIW

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
315 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.Short Term...Tonight Through Sunday

Dry west flow aloft will bring breezy to windy conditions
with low relative humidity and warmer temperatures this evening.
High pressure will begin to build north across western and
central Wyoming on Sunday with a decrease in winds...but
relative humidity will remain low with continued warming.
Local breezy to windy conditions will occur in the afternoon
and evening.

.Long Term...Sunday Night Through Saturday

Monday and Tuesday will see the high pressure continue to build
over western and central Wyoming with dry breezy and warm
conditions. Some mid and upper level moisture will spread north
from the Great Basin bringing better chances of showers and
thunderstorms...especially over the western mountains Wednesday
through Saturday. Overall temperatures will remain warm but local
cooling can be expected with increased clouds and precipitation
increasing.

&&

.Aviation.../00Z Issuance/

Expect VFR conditions through the period with variable high level
cloudiness. Breezy west to southwest winds will be observed in
many locations for the rest of this afternoon and evening. Expect
decreasing west winds Sunday with continued VFR conditions.

&&

.Fire Weather...

Dry west flow aloft will bring breezy to windy conditions
with low relative humidity and warmer temperatures this evening.
High pressure will begin to build north across western and
central Wyoming on Sunday with a decrease in winds...but
relative humidity will remain low with continued warming.
Local breezy to windy conditions will occur in the afternoon
and evening.  Monday and Tuesday will see the high pressure
continue to build over western and central Wyoming with dry
breezy and warm conditions.

&&

.RIW Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
Red Flag Warning until 8 PM MDT this evening for WYZ140-277>280-
285>289-414>416.

&&

$$

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


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