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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah
958 PM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017

Synopsis...monsoonal moisture will remain in place across the
region today. A slight drying trend is expected through the
weekend for most of the area while deeper moisture remains over
southeast Utah through at least the beginning of next week. A
ridge will build near the area by mid-week resulting in a warming
and drying trend.



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Discussion...a southwesterly flow aloft remains in place today with
pwats remaining close to an inch. The lack of any significant
forcing this afternoon kept showers and thunderstorms more limited
today. That being said, lingering instability along with what
appears to be a very weak disturbance lifting through southwest Utah
tonight will continue to produce a few showers and thunderstorms
overnight mainly across the south. Northern Utah has become more
stable in the wake of a shortwave disturbance currently moving into
Wyoming.

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Aviation...winds are expected to Switch Back to the southeast
a bit later than usual, around 05z and 06z, though a slight chance
exists that northerlies persist past 06z. Otherwise, no significant
issues expected.

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Slc watches/warnings/advisories...
Utah...none.
Wyoming...none.
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Cheng

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