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FXUS65 KSLC 241501  
AFDSLC  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
901 AM MDT SUN JUN 24 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
THE UPPER LEVEL LOW CENTERED ACROSS THE NORTHERN  
ROCKIES WILL CONTINUE EAST AWAY FROM UTAH TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE  
ALOFT WILL REPLACE THE EXITING UPPER LOW AND PRODUCE A WARMING  
TREND ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH MIDWEEK.  
 

 
   
DISCUSSION
 
THE TROUGH CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER EASTERN WYOMING  
IS CONTINUING EASTWARD THIS MORNING. BEHIND IT, A COOLER AND MORE  
STABLE AIRMASS HAS DEVELOPED OVER UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.  
MAXES TODAY ARE EXPECTED TO RUN 5-10F BELOW YESTERDAY'S VALUES,  
NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS.  
 
BEHIND THE EXITING STORM SYSTEM, HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE  
AREA TODAY, BUILDING THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN TRANQUIL  
CONDITIONS WITH A STEADY WARMING TREND. BY WEDNESDAY MAXES ARE  
EXPECTED TO RUN 10-15F ABOVE CLIMO. A TROUGH GRAZING NORTHERN UTAH  
WILL FLATTEN THE RIDGE AND BRING SOME COOLER AIR IN FOR THE LATTER  
PART OF THE WEEK, WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR UNSETTLED WEATHER OVER  
THE WEEKEND.  
 
NO UPDATES EXPECTED TO THE FORECAST THIS MORNING.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE VFR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT  
THE DAY WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO  
BECOME PREVAILING NORTHWESTERLY BY 17Z.  
 

 
   
FIRE WEATHER
 
COOL AND RELATIVELY STABLE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED  
OVER THE DISTRICT TODAY IN THE WAKE OF THE EXITING STORM SYSTEM.  
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE DECREASE TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE  
STARTS TO MOVE IN. THIS RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH  
MIDWEEK, RESULTING IN DRY, STABLE, AND INCREASINGLY WARM  
CONDITIONS. WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY BEFORE  
STARTING TO INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST FOR THE LATTER HALF OF  
THE WEEK WITH THE APPROACH OF ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM.  
 

 
   
SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
UT...NONE.  
WY...NONE.  

 
 

 
 
TRAPHAGAN  
 
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