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Area forecast discussion...updated 
National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah
1030 PM MDT Thursday may 28 2015


&& upper low over the northern rockies will move east
into the plains states tomorrow. High pressure will strengthen
across the region this weekend...resulting in a substantial
warming and drying trend.


Short term...jet dynamics a little stronger than earlier forecast
along with a Theta-E ridge across southern Utah through tonight.
Radar continues to show echoes developing...albeit weak echoes...
across southern zones this evening so have decided to through
slight chance probability of precipitation back into the overnight period.


Aviation...winds should remain out of the northwest at the slc
terminal through at least 05z...with a 20 percent chance of
remaining north through 06z. No other weather concerns for the slc
terminal tonight.


Slc watches/warnings/advisories...



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