Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah
1053 PM MDT Monday Apr 20 2015
Synopsis...high pressure aloft will build east into the Great
Basin on Tuesday. A low pressure system off the Southern
California coast will move inland Tuesday...then turn north and
impacts much of southern...central and western Utah midweek.
Discussion...middle level ridging across the Great Basin will slowly
build eastward Tuesday bringing a continued slow warming trend
across the north. Meanwhile an upper low situated off the Southern
California coastline will meander inland during the day...with the
downstream deformation axis spreading into southern Utah during the
afternoon hours providing a focus for isolated to scattered
afternoon convection. Going forecast looks in good shape and no
updates are planned.
Aviation...VFR conditions will prevail at kslc through the taf
period...with light southerly winds continuing through the
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