Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Boise ID
315 AM MDT Sun Aug 9 2020

.SHORT TERM...Today through Tuesday night...Flow aloft gradually
backs from northwest today to southwest by Tuesday in response to
upper troughs tracking along the US/Canadian border. Conditions
remain dry across the region today and Monday with temperatures
at or slightly below normal. Northwest winds ramp up across open
terrain this afternoon with gusts of 20-30 mph through the middle
Snake Plain. Moisture will increase along the northern NV border on
Tuesday introducing a slight chance of afternoon/evening showers
and thunderstorms across southern zones. Temperatures warm to
several degrees above normal on Tuesday which is the warmest day
of the week.

.LONG TERM...Wednesday through Sunday...A shortwave trough swings
into the Pac NW on Wednesday pushing a dry front into the region.
The wave tracks through ID panhandle and models have trended
shallower with this feature, keeping precipitation and core of the
cooler air mass to the north. Temperatures remain slightly below
normal through Friday, warming into the weekend as a ridge over
the Desert SW builds north.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR. Clear skies with areas of smoke/haze. Surface
winds: W-NW 5-15 kt with gusts to 25 kt Sunday afternoon. Winds
aloft at 10k feet MSL: W-NW 10-20 kt.

&&

.BOI WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ID...None.
OR...None.

&&

$$

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SHORT TERM...DG
LONG TERM....DG
AVIATION.....DG


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