Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 280448
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
948 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WARM DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE GREAT
BASIN INTO SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO DROP INTO
NORTHERN UTAH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...WITH ANOTHER SYSTEM
POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...AXIS OF LOW-AMPLITUDE RIDGE STILL OVER NEVADA THIS
EVENING BUT WILL SHIFT OVERHEAD EARLY TOMORROW MORNING.
MEANWHILE...PLUME OF HIGH CLOUDS CONTINUES TO STREAM ACROSS UTAH.
THESE CLOUDS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH MUCH OF THE
NIGHT...HELPING TO KEEP OVERNIGHT MINS ELEVATED.

UPPER JET SAGS SOUTH CLOSER TO UTAH TOMORROW...WITH WINDS INCREASING
ALONG THE HIGH PEAKS. SURFACE GRADIENT WILL GRADUALLY TIGHTEN
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...HELPING TO BRING INCREASED SOUTH WINDS TO
THE WESTERN VALLEYS AS WELL. THIS ENHANCED FLOW ALONG WITH LESS
CLOUD COVER WILL AID MIXING...AND WITH H7 TEMPERATURES TOMORROW
FORECAST AROUND 4C...AFTERNOON MAXES ARE LIKELY TO BE WARMER THAN
TODAY ACROSS MANY AREAS.

SHALLOW COLD FRONT STILL EXPECTED TO SPILL INTO NORTHERN UTAH LATE
SATURDAY...ACCOMPANIED BY SOME VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

MADE MINOR UPDATE TO TWEAK OVERNIGHT MINS AT A FEW SPOTS...OTHERWISE
FORECAST IN GOOD SHAPE.

&&

.AVIATION...AT THE SLC TERMINAL...OPERATIONAL WEATHER CONCERNS ARE
MINIMAL. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD WITH
WINDS BECOMING GUSTY BY 14Z...ALTHOUGH THERE IS A 20 PERCENT CHANCE
THAT THESE GUSTY WINDS MAY DEVELOP BY 12-13Z.

&&

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

$$

CHENG/STRUTHWOLF

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