Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 240351
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
951 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL GRADUALLY EXIT THE AREA
OVERNIGHT. A SECOND SYSTEM WILL REACH THE AREA MONDAY AND LINGER
THROUGH TUESDAY. YET ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA
TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE UPPER LOW CENTER HAS SHIFTED INTO SOUTHWEST WYOMING
THIS EVENING. WRAPAROUND MOISTURE CONTINUES TO IMPACT NORTHERN UTAH
WITH FAIRLY WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION. THIS MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO
GRADUALLY MOVE EASTWARD THROUGH THE NIGHT...WITH PRECIPITATION
TAPERING OFF FROM WEST TO EAST LATER TONIGHT. HOWEVER...MODELS ARE
TRENDING A BIT SLOWER WITH THIS MOVEMENT...PARTICULARLY IN THE HRRR
AND RAP. SNOW LEVELS SHOULD CONTINUE TO HOVER NEAR 6500-7000FT
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK IN BRIEFLY TOMORROW BUT THE NEXT STORM
WILL QUICKLY MOVE INTO THE AREA FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

UPDATED THE FORECAST MAINLY TO INCREASE POPS AFTER MIDNIGHT TO
ACCOUNT FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED SLOWER EASTWARD PROGRESSION OF THE
STORM.

&&

.AVIATION...EXPECTING PERIODIC MVFR CONDITIONS AT THE SLC TERMINAL
BEFORE IMPROVING AFTER 08Z TO 10Z. WINDS MAY BECOME VARIABLE AT
TIMES...BUT SHOULD KEEP A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION NOW THAT THE SYSTEM IS
MOVING EAST. SHOWER ACTIVITY SHOULD DIMINISH BY 12Z.

&&

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

$$

CHENG/DEWEY

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