Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 260315
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
915 PM MDT THU SEP 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A MILD SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA
THROUGH FRIDAY. A COOL PACIFIC SYSTEM WILL MOVE INLAND FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SLOWLY CROSS THE GREAT BASIN SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.


&&

.DISCUSSION...A MILD SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW REMAINS OVER THE
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST THIS EVENING...AS A LARGE PACIFIC TROUGH IS
OVER THE WEST COAST. THIS WILL LEAD TO ANOTHER WARM NIGHT ACROSS
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS CONTINUING
ACROSS MUCH OF THE CWA. OTHER THAN SOME PASSING HIGH CLOUDS OUT
AHEAD OF THE TROUGH...SKIES SHOULD GENERALLY REMAIN CLEAR OVER THE
AREA.

CLOUD COVER AND CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE
DAY ON FRIDAY...AS THE TROUGH APPROACHES FROM THE WEST AND CLOSES
OFF OVER CALIFORNIA. THIS CLOSED LOW IS PROGGED TO IMPACT THE AREA
WITH WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION LATE FRIDAY THROUGH AT LEAST
SATURDAY...AND THE CHANCE OF POTENTIALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AT TIMES
STILL LOOKS ON TRACK WITH THE CURRENT MODEL RUNS. WHETHER A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS NEEDED WILL LIKELY BE DECIDED DURING THE DAY SHIFT
ON FRIDAY.

THE FORECAST FOR TONIGHT LOOKS TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE AND NO UPDATES
ARE PLANNED FOR THIS EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...SOUTHERLY WINDS AND VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD. WINDS WILL LIKELY GUST ABOVE 20 MPH AGAIN
AFTER 16Z...WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THESE STRONGER GUSTS
DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

&&

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

$$

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