Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 150432
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
933 PM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. WEAK WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL CROSS THE AREA MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE FINAL PIECE OF THIS WEEKENDS TROUGH CONTINUES TO
WEAKEN AND SLIDE EAST FROM ITS CURRENT POSITION OVER FAR NORTHEAST
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING. WANING SNOW SHOWERS AND GRADUALLY
CLEARING SKIES ARE ACCOMPANYING ITS DEPARTURE. FOR NOW THOUGH...SOME
STRATUS STILL EXISTS...EXTENDING FROM AROUND SNOWVILLE DOWN TO HEBER
CITY AND UP THROUGH THE UINTA MOUNTAINS INTO SOUTHWEST WYOMING.
THESE CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO ERODE WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT...BUT WITH
CLEARING SKIES THE POTENTIAL FOR FOG EXISTS WHERE PRECIPITATION
TODAY HAS LEFT LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE IN PLACE. OTHERWISE...EXPECT A
COLDER NIGHT TONIGHT OWING TO THE CLEARING SKIES AND THE COOLER
AIRMASS THAT HAS SETTLED INTO THE AREA.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BRIEFLY TOMORROW BUT CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO
THICKEN THROUGH TOMORROW NIGHT AS WARM ADVECTION OVERSPREADS THE
AREA. THIS COULD LEAD TO SOME PRECIPITATION FILLING IN ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH BEFORE THE NEXT WEAKENING
TROUGH LIFTS ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH TUESDAY. STILL A FAIRLY
PROGRESSIVE PATTERN EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND...BUT TREND STILL
CALLS FOR THESE STORMS TO SPLIT AS THEY APPROACH THE AREA.

NO UPDATES THIS EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL AT THE SLC
TERMINAL THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD...THOUGH THERE IS A 30 PERCENT
CHANCE OF FOG IMPACTING THE TERMINAL BETWEEN 10-16Z. CIGS ABOVE 6KFT
WILL GRADUALLY SCATTER OUT THROUGH 06-07Z. LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS
WILL CONTINUE INTO THE MORNING HOURS.

&&

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

$$

CHENG/VERZELLA

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