Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1150 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.UPDATE...
FOR 18Z AVIATION.

&&

.DISCUSSION...

CLOUD COVER IS INCREASING OVER CENTRAL ALABAMA WITH ONLY LIMITED
SUNSHINE ACROSS SOME AREAS NORTH OF I-20. RADAR IMAGERY IS
CURRENTLY RAIN FREE ACROSS ALABAMA AND LOWED RAIN CHANCES ACROSS
EAST ALABAMA. ANY RAINFALL AMOUNTS THIS AFTERNOON WOULD BE VERY
LIGHT. CLOUD COVER AND EASTERLY SURFACE FLOW WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES FORM RISING MUCH THIS AFTERNOON.

58/ROSE

&&

.AVIATION...
18Z TAF DISCUSSION.

LOW IFR TO MVFR CIGS CONTINUE TO IMPACT TERMINAL LOCATIONS THIS
MORNING...AND THIS IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE REST OF
THE DAY TODAY AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AGAIN TONIGHT. CIGS
COULD RISE A BIT BY THIS AFTERNOON TO AT LEAST MVFR FOR MOST
TERMINALS. HOWEVER...CIGS BEGIN TO LOWER ONCE AGAIN AFTER SUNSET
AND IFR CIGS SHOULD RETURN THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING
HOURS ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT PRIMARILY FROM THE EAST
THIS AFTERNOON.

56/GDG

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
GADSDEN     53  44  56  52  61 /   0  30  30  50  90
ANNISTON    55  47  57  52  62 /  10  30  30  50  90
BIRMINGHAM  55  47  59  57  64 /  10  20  30  50  90
TUSCALOOSA  58  47  61  56  66 /  10  10  30  50  90
CALERA      57  47  60  56  65 /  10  20  30  50  90
AUBURN      55  48  57  56  67 /  20  40  40  50  90
MONTGOMERY  57  49  63  58  68 /  20  30  30  50  90
TROY        57  50  62  59  68 /  20  40  40  50  90

&&

.BMX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

$$






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