Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 160322
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
922 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL STALL OUT ACROSS CENTRAL UTAH
OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL RETURN FOR THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY. A SPLITTING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SOME MOISTURE INTO
SOUTHERN UTAH THIS WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A DRY COLD FRONT CURRENTLY CROSSING NORTHERN UTAH
WILL CONTINUE TO SLOW ITS SOUTHWARD PROGRESSION OVER THE NEXT FEW
HOURS AS IT CROSSES THE SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT...HEBER VALLEY AND
WESTERN UINTA BASIN AREAS...BEFORE EVENTUALLY STALLING OUT ACROSS
CENTRAL UT OVERNIGHT. ASIDE FROM LOCATIONS IMMEDIATELY IN THE
WAKE OF THIS FRONT...WINDS HAVE BEEN QUICKLY TRENDING DOWNWARD
ACROSS NORTHERN UT.

A COOLER AIRMASS REGIONWIDE WILL KNOCK TEMPERATURES BACK DOWN NEAR
NORMAL FOR THURSDAY ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. MID LEVEL RIDGING
FRIDAY WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO REBOUND A BIT FOR THE END OF THE
WEEK. A TROUGH WHICH IS FORECAST TO MOVE INLAND DURING THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND IS FORECAST TO SEVERELY SPLIT AS IT MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION. THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THIS SPLIT MAY ALLOW FOR A FEW
SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHERN UT OVER THE WEEKEND WITH THE REMAINDER OF
THE FORECAST AREA REMAINING DRY AND MILD.

UPDATED EARLIER TO EXPIRE WIND ADVISORY FOR WESTERN UTAH...AS WELL
AS TO REMOVE EARLY EVENING WORDING.

&&

.AVIATION...NORTH WINDS AT KSLC ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH OVERNIGHT
AND RETURN TO LIGHT SOUTHERLY AFTER 08Z...HOWEVER THERE IS A 30
PERCENT CHANCE THESE WINDS REMAIN LIGHT NORTHERLY THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. OTHERWISE VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

&&

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

$$

SEAMAN

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