Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS65 KSLC 270305
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
905 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN BEGINNING MONDAY AND REMAIN
THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK.


&&

.SHORT TERM...AIR MASS STABILIZING AS THE SUN GOES DOWN AND THE
WEEKEND STORM SYSTEM PULLS INTO THE PLAINS. THE MINIMAL RADAR
ECHO ACTIVITY LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER MAINLY THE HIGHER TERRAIN
HAS DISSIPATED. IN ADDITION...THE SKIES HAVE CLEARED ALONG THE
ARIZONA BORDER AND ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN VALLEYS.
HAVE MADE UPDATES TO REMOVE CHANCE OF PRECIP IN SOME OF THE
MOUNTAINS AND MOST VALLEYS FOR THE REMINDER OF TONIGHT AND ALSO
IMPROVED THE SKY CONDITIONS ACCORDINGLY.

WINDS BUMPED UP FOR A TIME EARLY THIS EVENING ALONG THE DOWNSLOPE
AREAS FROM PRICE TO FREMONT JUNCTION AND IN WASHINGTON COUNTY BUT
SINCE HAVE STARTED BACK OFF. THIS TREND SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

THE HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SEVEIR AND
SANPETE VALLEYS AS WELL AS AREAS BETWEEN FILLMORE AND CEDAR CITY.
CLOUDS ARE HANGING TOUGH IN THE SANPETE AND SEVEIR VALLEYS AND
THIS MAY PREVENT THE TEMPERATURES FROM FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S.
WILL KEEP WARNING GOING BUT THE FREEZE WILL BE DEPENDENT ON THE
CLOUDS CLEARING IN TIME FOR RADIATIONAL COOLING TO OCCUR.

REST OF PACKAGE LOOKS TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE.

&&

.AVIATION...CIGS AT OR ABOVE 7000 FT AGL ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
IN PLACE AT THE KSLC TERMINAL THROUGH MOST OF TONIGHT BUT THERE IS
A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF BREAKING UP AFTER ABOUT 08-09Z. LIGHT EAST
SOUTHEAST DRAINAGE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH TONIGHT
BUT THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THE WINDS BECOME LIGHT NORTHERLY AT
TIMES.



&&

.SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
UT...HARD FREEZE WARNING UNTIL 9 AM MDT MONDAY FOR UTZ014>016.

WY...NONE.
&&

$$

PUBLIC...STRUTHWOLF
AVIATION...STRUTHWOLF

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