Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 230325
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
825 PM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A VERY WEAK SYSTEM WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS EASTERN
UTAH FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
INTO THE WESTERN STATES SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A MEAN RIDGE POSITION REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF
THE INTERIOR WEST THIS EVENING. A WEAKENING SHORTWAVE FIGHTING
ITS WAY THROUGH THIS RIDGE POSITION IS CURRENTLY CROSSING
SOUTHWEST ID/NORTHERN NV...AND WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE FORECAST AREA
DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. GIVEN THE VERY WEAK FORCING ASSOCIATED WITH
THIS WAVE ONLY A SMALL CHANCE FOR SNOW EXISTS OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE UINTAS AND PERHAPS NORTHERN WASATCH. A SURFACE HIGH
BUILDING IN BEHIND THIS WAVE MAY RESULT IN LOCALLY BREEZY WINDS
ACROSS SOUTHERN UT...PARTICULARLY THROUGH THE GAPS OF WASHINGTON
COUNTY.

GOING FORECAST LOOKS IN GOOD SHAPE OVERNIGHT THUS NO UPDATES
PLANNED.

&&

.AVIATION...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AT KSLC BY 04Z AND
PERSIST THROUGH THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. CIGS WILL
DEVELOP AND GRADUALLY LOWER OVERNIGHT BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE 7 KFT.

&&

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

$$

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