Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 251535
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
935 AM MDT MON APR 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS UTAH TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA TOWARDS THE END OF THE
WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...TYPICAL SPRING PATTERN IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES
THIS MORNING...WITH AN UPPER LOW PROGRESSING EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GREAT BASIN THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. A SERIES OF SHORTWAVES ROTATING
AROUND THIS LOW WILL PROVIDE SUFFICIENT LIFT FOR RELATIVELY
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO CROSS THE STATE LATER THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. THIS FRONT IS FAIRLY DISORGANIZED WITH LIMITED
BAROCLINICITY.

OUTSIDE OF CONVECTIVE PRECIPITATION TODAY...EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD
OF THE ADVANCING COLD FRONT. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA.

UPDATED POPS FOR THE MORNING PERIOD AS THERE IS A LULL IN THE
PRECIPITATION FOR PORTIONS OF THE STATE. ALSO ADJUSTED
TEMPERATURES IN PORTIONS OF THE CWA...SOUTHERN UTAH AS
TEMPERATURES HAVE ALREADY EXCEEDED FORECAST HIGHS IN A FEW
PLACES...AND REDUCING TEMPERATURES ACROSS FAR NORTHERN UTAH. WILL
CONTINUE TO MONITOR TRENDS BUT DO NOT ANTICIPATE ADDITIONAL
UPDATES THIS MORNING.

&&

.AVIATION...THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE MOSTLY VFR CONDITIONS
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...THOUGH CEILINGS WILL DIP BELOW 7000 FEET AT
TIMES AS SHOWERS MOVE THROUGH. THERE IS A 20% OR LESS CHANCE OF
VICINITY THUNDERSTORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTH/SOUTHEAST WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KTS AROUND 26/03Z AS A COLD
FRONT PUSHES THROUGH.

&&

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

$$

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