Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FXUS65 KRIW 210436
AFDRIW

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1036 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Friday)
Issued at 310 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

West flow will bring Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms
with strong gusty winds to the area this evening.  A series of weak
cold frontal surges will move south each day through the week
cooling temperatures and bringing more north to northeast winds.
The air mass will become more stable with diminishing showers and
thunderstorms.

.LONG TERM...(Friday night through Tuesday)
Issued at 310 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

West flow with rather dry conditions is expected with gradual warming
through the weekend and early next week.  Winds are expected to be
rather light.  Some showers and thunderstorms may return Monday
and Tuesday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday)
Issued at 1030 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

VFR conditions will prevail through 06Z Thursday. Isolated showers
or storms will occur in the far south and over and near the
mountains Wednesday afternoon into the evening. Outflow wind gusts
to 45 knots will be the main issue with the activity. The showers
and storms will end by 06Z Thursday. A cold front will move into the
north Wednesday evening nearing central at 06Z Thursday. A north
wind will occur with the cold front passage.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued AT 302 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

West flow will bring Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms
with strong gusty winds to the area this evening.  A series of weak
cold frontal surges will move south each day through the week cooling
temperatures and bringing more north to northeast winds.  The air
mass will become more stable with diminishing showers and
thunderstorms. The air mass will be unstable enough with sufficient
wind for very good to excellent smoke dispersal in the afternoons.

&&

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

&&

$$

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



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