Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 290311
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
911 PM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COOL AIRMASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH TONIGHT.
A WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AS
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GREAT BASIN. MOISTURE WILL
BEGIN TO RETURN TO SOUTHERN UTAH LATE THIS WEEK AND THEN SPREAD
SLOWLY NORTH OVER THE WEEKEND.


&&

.DISCUSSION...A COOL...DRY AND STABLE AIRMASS RESIDES ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA THIS EVENING...IN THE WAKE OF A DEPARTING SHORTWAVE
TROUGH CURRENTLY LIFTING THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS. MID LEVEL
RIDGING CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS IS FORECAST TO
EXPAND WESTWARD...RESULTING IN A WARMING TREND ACROSS THE REGION
WITH MAX TEMPS RETURNING TO NEAR NORMAL VALUES BY THE END OF THE
WEEK. AS THIS RIDGE STRENGTHENS ACROSS THE REGION MOISTURE WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE ACROSS SOUTHERN UT DURING THE LATTER PORTION OF
THE WEEK. GOING FORECAST LOOKS IN GOOD SHAPE FOR TONIGHT AND NO
UPDATES ARE PLANNED.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT KSLC THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS...WITH NORTH WINDS SWITCHING BACK TO THE SOUTH
BETWEEN 05 AND 06Z.

&&

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

$$

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