Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook

Valid 071630Z – 081200Z

…NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST…

…SUMMARY…
Isolated thunderstorms are possible today mainly over Utah and
western Washington.

…Synopsis…
Broad, longwave mid-level troughing across the western 1/3 of the
CONUS will result in areas of showers and a few thunderstorms – most
likely across portions of UT/CO/ID. Point forecast soundings
indicate appreciable boundary layer mixing with inverted-V low-level
profiles and strong deep shear, which may result in an isolated
strong wind gust. This threat should be too isolated/marginal for
any severe probabilities.

Farther northwest, cold air aloft will result in a few strikes
across western Washington State today through this evening.

Elsewhere, broad ridging aloft and a surface high centered over the
upper Ohio Valley should limit potential for deep convection across
the central and eastern U.S.

..Cook.. 03/07/2020

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