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FXUS65 KSLC 150433

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
933 PM MST Tue Feb 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure aloft will expand across the interior
west, resulting in dry and stable conditions through the midweek. An
active weather pattern is expected to redevelop late in the week,
and persist through the upcoming weekend.


.DISCUSSION...The current large-scale pattern shows a ridge
building into Utah, which will keep a dry and stable airmass in
place through tomorrow night. Clear skies this evening has allowed
for efficient radiative cooling, so temperatures have fallen quickly
despite the warmer afternoon. A more active weather pattern is still
expected to begin late Thursday, with a series of mostly weak
weather systems crossing the area through the weekend and into next

Updated the forecast to make minor tweaks to min temps in a couple
of zones for tonight and to add a mention fog in the Cache Valley.


.HYDROLOGY...The Bear River below Cutler Dam through the town of
Corinne has already crested. Although it is slowly receding, it is
not expected fall below flood stage until tomorrow morning.


.AVIATION...Southeasterly winds are expected to prevail through the
night at the SLC terminal. A return to northerly winds is expected
between 17z and 19z Wednesday.





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