Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 280336
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
936 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A SHORTWAVE RIDGE IS CENTERED OVER UTAH THIS EVENING.
THE AIRMASS CONTINUES TO DRY FROM ALOFT...ALTHOUGH BOUNDARY LAYER
MOISTURE CONTINUED TO ALLOW SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY.
MUCH OF THIS ACTIVITY IS WINDING DOWN NOW WITH THE LOSS OF DAYTIME
HEATING...AND IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY NOTABLE FORCING EXPECT ANY
LINGERING SHOWERS TO END LATER THIS EVENING. ISOLATED DIURNAL
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN TOMORROW...MOST OF THESE
EXPECTED TO INITIATE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. OTHERWISE...A
CONTINUED WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS EXPECTED.

MADE MINOR UPDATE TO LOWER POP AND SKY FOR A FEW ZONES FOR THE REST
OF THE EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY APPROACHING THE SLC TERMINAL MAY
KEEP NORTHWEST WINDS IN PLACE THROUGH AROUND 05-06Z IF IT HOLDS
TOGETHER. OTHERWISE...SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME
ESTABLISHED AT THE KSLC TERMINAL BY 04-05Z. EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS
UNDER CLEARING SKIES THROUGH THE NIGHT.

&&

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

&&

$$

CHENG

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