FXUS65 KSLC 201649
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
949 AM MST Tue Nov 20 2018
.SYNOPSIS...High pressure today and tomorrow will give way to an
upper level trough scheduled to cross the state Thursday. A second
and colder trough will move into the region from the northwest
late Friday through Saturday. High pressure aloft will briefly
return for late in the weekend.
.DISCUSSION...Ridge centered over the intermountain region will
provide for light winds and mild temperature across the higher
elevations, while the valleys will remain stuck under the
inversion today. Temperatures will be similar to yesterday in the
valleys but 2-4 degrees warmer in the mountains.
Have allowed the Hard Freeze warning to expire in Dixie as
temperatures bottomed out near and were on rise through the 30's
as of 9am. Rest of package in good shape with no updates needed
at this time.
.AVIATION...The SLC terminal will see VFR conditions and clear skies
through the TAF period. Southeast winds are expected to shift to
the northwest between 18Z and 19Z.
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