Scientific Forecaster Discussion
fxus65 kslc 230356
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah
956 PM MDT sun Oct 22 2017
Synopsis...a weak cold front will move through the area tonight,
curbing the warming trend for tomorrow before high pressure
rebuilds through the middle of the week. A storm system will
move through Utah and southwest Wyoming Thursday before high
pressure returns for the upcoming weekend.
Discussion...mid level ridging along the Pacific coast is
inducing a mild northwesterly flow downstream across the Great
Basin. An embedded shortwave within this flow passed well north of
the area this afternoon, and pushed a shallow surface boundary
through northern Utah. This will drop Max temperatures just a bit
for early in the week across northern Utah, however values will
remain near or just above climo across the forecast area through
Updated forecast to adjust cloud cover, otherwise going forecast
remain in good shape.
Aviation...light southerly winds and VFR conditions will prevail
at kslc through the overnight period.
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