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FXUS61 KPBZ 230047
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
847 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...BUT
WILL BE REINFORCED BY ANOTHER FRONT THIS WEEKEND.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
WITH THE COLD FRONT PUSHING OFF TO THE EAST...COLD AIR ADVECTION
WITH NORTHWEST FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT. STRATOCU DECK
WORKING SOUTH FROM NRN OHIO WILL STREAM INTO THE CWA TONIGHT
INCREASING CLOUD COVER. LLVL MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPPER
TROUGH WILL PROVIDE A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE
NORTH AND HIGHER TERRAIN TONIGHT AND WEDS MORNING. UPPER TROUGH
PULLS AWAY QUICKLY WEDS MIDDAY WITH CLEARING
SKIES...HOWEVER...MAX TEMPS WILL REMAIN BELOW AVERAGE.


&&

.SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
BEFORE REBOUNDING TO NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AS WARM AIR ADVECTS
VIA SOUTHERLY FLOW LATE THURSDAY.

&&

.LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/...
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE EARLY FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
MOVES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES TOWARD EASTERN CANADA OVER THE
WEEKEND. LIKELY POPS FRIDAY WITH FRONT AND CHANCE POPS SATURDAY IN
UNSTABLE COLD ADVECTION AS A REINFORCING BOUNDARY CROSSES THE
REGION. SUNDAY LOOKS TO BE MAINLY DRY AND COOL. LARGE AND COMPLEX
SYSTEM DEVELOPING IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
MODELS HAVING TIMING ISSUES. FOR NOW WENT WITH A DRY DAY TO START
THE WORK WEEK. TEMPERATURES GENERALLY BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE
PERIOD.

&&

.AVIATION /01Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
SHOWERS HAVE CLEARED ALL TERMINALS TO THE EAST LEAVING MAINLY VFR
CONDITIONS IN THEIR WAKE WITH GUSTY NW WINDS. SOME ADDITIONAL COLD
ADVECTION STRATOCUMULUS ARE FORECAST TO MOVE OVER THE AREA
OVERNIGHT...HOWEVER THEY SHOULD QUICKLY MIX OUT ON
WEDNESDAY...YIELDING TO VFR CONDITIONS WITH OCCASIONALLY GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS STILL AFFECTING ALL TERMINALS. FRIES

.OUTLOOK.../WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL AT LEAST FRIDAY.

&&

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

&&

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