Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Riverton WY
236 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.SHORT TERM...Tonight Through Sunday

cooler high pressure has moved over the area and will remain
in place through Sunday.  the air is quite dry with very low
relative humidity. across the north and east a dry cold front
will move south and west sunday with a wind shift to the
northeast. with clear skies and very low dew points cooler lows
are expected by sunrise.

.LONG TERM...Sunday night Through Saturday

conditions will remain dry Sunday night through tuesday night
with a battle between warmer dry air to the southwest and cooler
and slightly moister air to the northeast. this will keep a
frontal boundary moving north during the day and returning south
at night. some showers and thunderstorms are expected to return to
the far northern mountains on Wednesday. then each day through
saturday they are expected to move farther and farther south up to
the continental divide by friday. the far south and far west are
expected to remain dry.

&&

.AVIATION.../00Z ISSUANCE/

VFR conditions will prevail through 00Z Monday. Other than a very
isolated shower or thunderstorm across the northern mountains, no
precipitation is expected. Winds should remain light to moderate.
Patchy smoke will be possible in vicinity of KJAC...KPNA and the
Wind River Basin TAF sites late at night and in the morning before
morning inversions break.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...

...DRY BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY...

Cooler high pressure has moved over the area and will remain in
place through Sunday. the air is quite dry with very low relative
humidity. Shower and thunderstorm activity will return to the far
north on wednesday and spread south to the continental divide
through the week.

&&

.RIW Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
None.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...C.Baker
LONG TERM...C.Baker
AVIATION...Hattings
FIRE WEATHER...C.Baker


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