Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KBOI 240912

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Boise ID
312 AM MDT Sun Jun 24 2018

.SHORT TERM...Today through Tuesday...Sunny, warmer, and less
windy today as Pacific upper ridge shifts inland.  Ridge axis
will pass over our CWA late today and this evening but warming
will continue into Monday under southwesterly flow aloft.
Monday looks like the hottest day so far this year with highs
in the 80s in the mountains and 90s in the valleys.  Dry cold
front will pass through Monday night with gusty northwest winds
15 to 30 mph.  Tuesday looks sunny and about 10 degrees cooler,
with northwest winds 10 to 20 mph under a broad trough aloft.

.LONG TERM...Tuesday night through Sunday...Temperatues will be
around five degrees above normal on Wednesday ahead of a cold front
and an approaching upper level trough. A zonal to northwesterly flow
across the region will bring a series of disturbances to the area
through the end of the week with temperatures about five to ten
degress below normal and a chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the Blue and Wallowa Mountains in Oregon and the West Central and
Boise Mountains in Idaho. The lower valleys will be mainly dry.


.AVIATION...VFR. Scattered cumulus in the West Central Idaho
Mountains and Boise Mountains, otherwise clear skies. Surface
winds variable 10 kts or less.  Winds aloft near 10k feet MSL
north 10 kts until 18Z, then variable less than 10 kts.





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