Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah
1021 PM MST Wednesday Feb 10 2016
Synopsis...high pressure will remain the dominant weather
feature over the intermountain west through the end of the week.
Several weak weather disturbances will cross northern Utah this
Discussion...with a large ridge across the west...the main
weather related issue will be strengthening inversions across the
valleys of Utah. Dense fog is already being reported near
Delta...Fillmore...Logan...Provo and Nephi among other locations.
Expect dense fog to develop...at least in patches...across much of
the rest of the Wasatch front and the mountain valleys through the
Issued a dense fog advisory for the southern Wasatch front...the
Cache Valley and west central Utah based on current observations.
Will continue to monitor the Salt Lake Valley and the northern
Wasatch front over the next few hours and will add those locations
Given the dense fog in the Cache and several other
locations...updated the min temperatures tonight to better match current
trends. No additional updates are anticipated.
Aviation...overnight at the kslc terminal expecting low IFR
visibilities in fog with low confidence on timing of LIFR in
fog...sometime between 07z and 10z. Ceilings may briefly scatter
between 20z Thursday afternoon and 02z Thursday evening...but IFR
conditions to prevail during the taf period.
Utah...dense fog advisory until 8 am MST Thursday for utz001-004-015.
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