Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 170343
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
943 PM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER
THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND KEEPING A DRY AIRMASS IN PLACE. SOUTHERLY
FLOW AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL LOW ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL
SPREAD SOME MOISTURE BACK INTO THE REGION LATE MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY HAS
KEPT A DRY WESTERLY TO SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW OVER UTAH. THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY WAS VERY ISOLATED TODAY...AND HAS MOSTLY ENDED NOW WITH THE
LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING. OVERNIGHT HOURS SHOULD SEE MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES AREAWIDE. THE DRYING TREND WILL CONTINUE INTO TOMORROW WITH
SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES AND LITTLE OR NO CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY
EXPECTED.

NO UPDATES THIS EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD AT KSLC. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

&&

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

$$

CHENG


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