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FNUS75 KSLC 171038
FWSSLC

SPOT FORECAST FOR SOAPSTONE PILES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
438 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD COMBINED WITH LIGHT
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL ONLY ALLOW FOR BORDERLINE CLEARING
TODAY...BUT THINK IT WILL EXCEED 500 AFTER 1100 DUE TO GOOD LOW
LEVEL MIXING. DRY SURFACE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH
WINDS GENERALLY HOLDING A LIGHT DIURNALLY TERRAIN DRIVEN SURFACE
WIND. A TROUGH CURRENTLY APPROACHING THE PACIFIC COAST WILL MOVE
INTO THE AREA TOMORROW BEFORE A PIECE PASSES OVERHEAD TOMORROW
NIGHT. NOT ONLY WILL RH RISE SHARPLY DUE TO THIS TOMORROW BUT
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND STORMS...SOME STRONG STORMS...ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THIS SAID...A 40 PERCENT
CHANCE OF WETTING RAINS EXISTS FOR TOMORROW AFTERNOON/NIGHT WITH
MODERATE WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS EXCEEDING 20 MPH AT TIMES.

.TODAY...
  LAL.................1 UNTIL NOON...THEN 2.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......510.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD COVER)
                      UNTIL NOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65
                      PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER NOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-76.
  MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 7 MPH THROUGH 1100
                      THEN SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH
                      OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
  LAL.................2.
  HAINES INDEX........3 ..VERY LOW.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT CLOUD COVER). A
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
  MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-53.
  MAX HUMIDITY........59-61 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.

.OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY...
  LAL.................2 UNTIL NOON...THEN 4.
  HAINES INDEX........4 ..LOW.
  CLEARING INDEX......1000+.
  SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
  MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-69.
  MIN HUMIDITY........43-45 PERCENT.
  WINDS - 20-FOOT.....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
                      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.



FORECASTER...MERRILL
REQUESTED BY...PHILLIP KACIREK
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140917.SOAPS.01/SLC

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