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FXUS61 KPBZ 181736
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
136 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
MILD AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH FRIDAY/...
SURFACE HIGH MOVING THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES WITH NORTHWEST FLOW
ALOFT AND NORTHEAST FLOW AT THE SURFACE. DIURNAL CU WILL
DISSIPATE THIS EVENING. MORE OF THE SAME FRIDAY. MAY BE A FEW MORE
CLOUDS TOWARD GARRETT COUNTY FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN EASTERLY UPSLOPE
FLOW. TEMPERATURES A BIT BELOW THE SEASONAL AVERAGE.

&&

.SHORT TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
SURFACE HIGH WILL DRIFT TOWARD AND AWAY FROM THE EAST COAST
THROUGH THE SHORT TERM PERIOD. NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BE
REPLACED BY A WEAK RIDGE LATE FRIDAY AND THEN ZONAL FLOW ON
SATURDAY. WINDS AT AND ABOVE THE SURFACE WILL EVENTUALLY SHIFT TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST BY SATURDAY...ALLOWING FOR WARMER AIR TO SURGE
NORTHWARD. SATURDAY WILL SEE TEMPERATURES 5 DEGREES OR SO ABOVE
NORMAL.

&&

.LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL BRING GOOD CHANCE FOR SHOWERS SUNDAY.
OTHER THEN THIS OVERALL DRY AND COOL PATTERN IS EXPECTED FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE LONG TERM PERIOD.

&&

.AVIATION /18Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
MAINLY DIURNAL CU WILL DISSIPATE EARLY THIS EVENING. EXPECT ONLY
PATCHY VALLEY FOG AND FOR NOW LEFT OUT OF TERMINALS. ANOTHER VFR
DAY FRIDAY WITH DIURNAL CU.

OUTLOOK...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...
VFR CONDITIONS EXCEPT FOR POSSIBLE RESTRICTIONS SUNDAY WITH A
COLD FRONT.

&&

.PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MD...NONE.
OH...NONE.
PA...NONE.
WV...NONE.

&&

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