Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 270316
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
916 PM MDT FRI JUN 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE REGION
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AND REMAIN OVER THE WESTERN STATES THROUGH
NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED JUST WEST OF UTAH THIS EVENING
WILL SHIFT OVERHEAD TONIGHT AND REMAIN IN PLACE INTO THE BEGINNING
OF NEXT WEEK. TEMPERATURES ARE STILL EXPECTED TO TREND VERY WARM
UNDER THE STRONG RIDGE GIVEN H7 TEMPERATURES NEAR +20C. WILL LIKELY
SEE WIDESPREAD VALLEY TEMPERATURES NEAR OR EXCEEDING THE 100F MARK
DURING THIS TIME.

MOISTURE SPREADING AROUND THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF THE RIDGE IS
EVIDENCED BY CLOUD COVER THIS EVENING ACROSS NEVADA...AND THIS
MOISTURE WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE INTO UTAH THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS
WILL TREND TOWARDS INCREASING HIGH-BASED CONVECTION INITIATING OVER
MAINLY THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

FOR TONIGHT...THE FEW SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOPED EARLIER
TODAY HAVE MOSTLY DISSIPATED...ALTHOUGH SOME CLOUDS HAVE DRIFTED
INTO SOUTHWEST UTAH. WILL UPDATE FORECAST TO DECREASE POPS AND TWEAK
SKY COVER TO REFLECT THOSE TRENDS.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AT KSLC THROUGH THE TAF
PERIOD AND BEYOND. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE
SOUTH BY 04Z.

&&

.SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
UT...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

CHENG

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