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FXUS61 KGYX 290133
AFDGYX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
933 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
COLD FRONT HAS MOVED OFF THE COAST THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS FRIDAY AND MOVES OFF THE COAST OVER THE WEEKEND ALLOWING A
WARM AND HUMID SOUTHWEST FLOW TO RETURN. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE REGION SUNDAY MORNING. COOL...CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD BACK OVER THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM FRIDAY MORNING/...
930 PM UPDATE: ONLY A FEW LINGERING SHOWERS FOR THE REST OF THE
EVENING IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY
CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. COOLER AND DRIER AIR WILL SLOWLY FILTER IN
OVERNIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST.

&&

.SHORT TERM /6 AM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/...
A MOSTLY SUNNY DAY FRIDAY WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 70S...WITH
SOME LOWER 80 DEGREE READINGS POSSIBLE.

&&

.LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS
OFFSHORE. LARGE SCALE TROUGHING SWINGS THROUGH CANADA PUSHING A
COLD FRONT INTO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND BY SUNDAY MORNING. THIS WILL
BRING TEMPERATURES DOWN FROM THE 70S AND 80S THAT HAVE BEEN
HAVING LATELY CLOSER TO THE MID TO UPPER 60S AS COOL CANADIAN CP
AIR FILTERS IN. TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO WARM UP AGAIN BY WEDNESDAY
AND THURSDAY AS LARGE SCALE RIDGING BUILDS UP AND SW WINDS SET
UP.

&&

.AVIATION /02Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
SHORT TERM...MAINLY VFR TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. SOME PATCHY FOG
POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT.

LONG TERM...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING SHOULD REMAIN VFR
WITH CONDITIONS DETERIORATING TO MVFR OR LOWER AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH.

&&

.MARINE...
SHORT TERM...WINDS AND SEAS BELOW SCA THORUGH FRIDAY.

LONG TERM...SCA CONDITIONS CONTINUE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
DRIER WEATHER ARRIVES FOR FRIDAY. ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

&&

.GYX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ME...NONE.
NH...NONE.
MARINE...NONE.

&&

$$



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