Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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FXUS65 KPIH 152032
AFDPIH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
232 PM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.SHORT TERM...TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW FROM IDAHO
FALLS EAST WILL DECREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST AS THE UPPER LOW PULLS
AWAY OVERNIGHT. CLEARING AS THE EVENING PROGRESSES WILL BE MAINLY
WEST OF I-15 AS CLOUDS AND ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LINGER IN THE
BEAR LAKE/WASATCH REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS
AFTERNOON...GUSTY WINDS FROM THE WEST CONTINUED TO AID UPSLOPE
SNOW ACROSS THE UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN...AND SPEEDS WILL SUBSIDE
AFTER SUNSET. LIGHT WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WILL BE THE RULE AFTER
MIDNIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A WEATHER DISTURBANCE CROSSING
NORTH OF THE AREA SATURDAY WILL BRING MORE CLOUDS AGAIN /AND LOW
POPS ACROSS CENTRAL IDAHO/ ALONG WITH BREEZES ACROSS THE EASTERN
SNAKE RIVER PLAIN SATURDAY. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WILL WARM TO NEAR /THURSDAY/
THEN ABOVE NORMAL FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. VJM

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY... EXITING SHORTWAVE WILL
CONTINUE THE CHANCE OF RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS ALONG THE ID/WY BORDER
SUNDAY MORNING. OTHERWISE...RIDGE AXIS IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ALONG
THE WEST COAST FOR NEXT WEEK. MODELS ARE INDICATING A CHANGE IN
PATTERN POSSIBLY WEDNESDAY...SO POPS REMAIN IN THE MOUNTAINS FOR
THE TIME BEING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE NORMAL
THROUGH THE PERIOD. EJP

.AVIATION...SNOW SHOWERS ALONG SOUTHERN AND EASTERN HIGHLANDS
EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF THROUGH THE EVENING. EXPECT MVFR/IFR
CONDITIONS IN SHOWERS...BUT OTHERWISE VFR WITH MID LEVEL CLOUDS.
GUSTY SURFACE WINDS EXPECTED UNTIL SUNSET THEN GENERALLY NORTHERLY
AROUND 12 KTS. EJP

&&

.PIH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 4 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR IDZ019-
023-025.

&&

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