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FXUS65 KSLC 202139

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
339 PM MDT Sun May 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A disturbance over central Utah this afternoon will
move northeast out of the CWA this evening. A drier southerly
flow will set in Monday ahead of a storm system that will create
more unsettled weather Tuesday into Wednesday. A ridge will build
in for the end of the week.


.SHORT TERM (Through 00Z Thursday)...An upper level disturbance
over central Utah will move northeast out of the CWA later this
evening. Scattered showers over southern Utah will end rapidly
this afternoon while scattered showers and isolated thunderstorm
will linger well into the evening across northern Utah and
southwest Wyoming.

A shortwave ridge will move in over the region Monday resulting in
mainly dry and warm conditions across the area. The next storm
system will move into southern Nevada and by Monday evening some
showers and thunderstorms could reach into southwest Utah. This
storm system will then track north northeast into northern Utah
Wednesday. Dry conditions will move into southern Utah Wednesday.

.LONG TERM(After 00Z Thursday...A ridge will develop over the
Great Basin Thursday through the weekend. Temperatures will be
above normal and other than a slight chance of afternoon mountain
thunderstorms across northern Utah dry conditions will prevail.


.AVIATION...Gusty variable winds will continue at the SLC
terminal through about 00Z due to thunderstorms, but could linger
until 02Z. Thunderstorms will be moving from south to north.
Southerly winds will decrease early this evening.




SHORT TERM...Struthwolf
LONG TERM...Struthwolf

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