Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 030324
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
924 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD STARTING TUESDAY...BRINGING
A WARMING TREND THROUGH MIDWEEK. THE NEXT PACIFIC TROUGH WILL
ADVANCE INTO THE GREAT BASIN LATE IN THE WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...MID LEVEL RIDGING CENTERED ALONG THE NORTHERN
ROCKIES IS MAINTAINING A DRY AND STABLE AIRMASS ACROSS NORTHERN UT
THIS EVENING...WHILE THE SHEARING REMNANTS OF AN UPPER LOW LINGER
TO THE SOUTH ALONG THE UT/AZ BORDER. THIS SERVED AS A FOCUS FOR
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON...AND WITH THE
LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING THESE ARE QUICKLY DISSIPATING. WILL UPDATE
TO REMOVE EVENING POPS.

THE AIRMASS ACROSS THE AREA IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE TO DRY AND
STABILIZE THROUGH TUESDAY AS MID LEVEL RIDGING CONTINUES TO BECOME
ESTABLISHED...AND THE LINGERING UPPER TROUGH ALONG THE AZ BORDER
SAGS SOUTHEASTWARD. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP WEDNESDAY AND
INCREASE THURSDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT PACIFIC TROUGH FORECAST FOR
LATE IN THE WEEK THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. THE RESULT WILL BE
A WARMING TREND ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH MIDWEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT KSLC THROUGH THE TAF
PERIOD WITH SOUTH WINDS BECOMING RE-ESTABLISHED AROUND 04Z.

&&

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

$$

SEAMAN

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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/GENERAL/AFD_FAQS.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)



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