Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 231457 AAA
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
857 AM MDT THU JUL 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE
REGION THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. MOISTURE WILL REMAIN
CONFINED TO FAR NORTHERN AND NORTHWESTERN UTAH WHILE THE
REMAINDER OF THE REGION REMAINS DRY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.


&&

.DISCUSSION...THE CWA CURRENTLY LIES WITHIN DRY SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW
ALOFT...BETWEEN AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH ALONG THE WEST COAST AND AND
UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE CENTERED OVER TEXAS. THE FOCUS TODAY IS OVER THE
NORTHWESTERN CORNER OF THE CWA WHERE PWATS EXCEED 0.75" AND 0-6 KM
BULK SHEAR EXCEEDS 30 KTS. DESPITE WEAK INSTABILITY...SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST LATER
THIS AFTERNOON...PARTICULARLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.
ELSEWHERE...MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
WITH PWATS BELOW 0.50".

&&

.AVIATION...THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE VFR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT
THE DAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE MORNING HOURS.
THERE IS A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS BECOMING NW OR NNW FOR A
TIME BETWEEN 19Z AND 02Z.

&&

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

$$

PUBLIC...RUTZ
AVIATION...RUTZ

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