Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 180934
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
334 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
EXPECT MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS TODAY BUT WEAK WAVE DROPPING SOUTH
MAY PRODUCE SOME LIGHT SHOWERS MAINLY ALONG WYOMING BORDER WITH
SAME THING EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH ISOLATED MOUNTAIN
SHOWERS EXPECTED EACH DAY. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH MID 60S EXPECTED FOR HIGHS IN
THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AND 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS. NOT EXPECTING
STRONG WINDS THROUGH THE PERIOD.
GK

.LONG TERM...TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

MODELS CONTINUE TO SHOW A TROUGH/LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE
WESTERN U.S. AROUND MIDWEEK. EXPECT UNSETTLED WEATHER FOR MUCH OF
MIDWEEK ONWARDS. POSSIBLY ENOUGH INSTABILITY FOR SOME AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS. EXPECT WARM TEMPERATURES THROUGH MUCH OF THE EXTENDED
WITH SNOW LEVELS REMAINING ABOVE 8000 FEET FOR THE MOST PART. COULD
SEE TEMPS AND SNOW LEVELS FALL SOME TOWARDS NEXT WEEKEND AS THE
STORM SYSTEM SLOWLY DEPARTS THE AREA.

VALLE

&&

.AVIATION...A WEAK SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TODAY. NOT
EXPECTING ANY PRECIPITATION OR CEILINGS WITH THIS SYSTEM. HOWEVER
SOME BREEZY CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON.

VALLE

&&

.PIH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$



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