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FXUS65 KSLC 190317

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
917 PM MDT Sun Jun 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure continues to build over the eastern
Great Basin today and will remain in place Monday into Wednesday,
bringing very hot temperatures to the region. A very dry airmass
remains in place through early in the week before temperatures
cool slightly.


.DISCUSSION...High pressure centered over western Nevada this
evening will continue to slowly build into the eastern Great Basin
through tomorrow. Temperatures will rise the next couple of days
with building heights and mostly clear skies. Widespread record to
near-record temperatures are still forecast for many areas this
week, with the hottest days being Tuesday and Wednesday for most
areas. An Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory remains in effect.

Otherwise, a northerly gradient remains in place across the forecast
area this evening, as the slow-moving cold front finally made its
way through southern Utah today. This gradient will relax overnight.
The few cumulus that developed across southern Utah near the
boundary today have quickly dissipated with the loss of daytime

No updates this evening.


.AVIATION...Southerly winds are expected to become established
at KSLC by 04-05z. VFR conditions will prevail through the TAF


UT...Heat Advisory from noon Monday to 10 PM MDT Thursday for UTZ013-

     Excessive Heat Warning from noon Monday to 10 PM MDT Thursday
     for UTZ019-021.




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