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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
837 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...ISOLATED PRECIP OVER SE GA EARLY THIS EVENING...

.UPDATE...UNSEASONABLY DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUED OVER THE FORECAST
AREA THIS EVENING WITH THE JAX 00Z RAOB SHOWING A LARGE AREA OF
DRY AIR IN THE MID AND UPPER LEVELS. 500 MB TEMPS DID COOL TO -7
DEG C AND PWAT INCREASED TO 1.94 INCHES...SO THE COLUMN IS
BEGINNING TO MOISTEN AND DESTABILIZE AHEAD OF LONG WAVE TROUGHING
PUSHING IN FROM THE NW. THESE INGREDIENTS WILL BRING MORE TSTORM
COVERAGE TO THE AREA ON FRIDAY...BUT FOR THE REST OF THE
NIGHT...EXPECT MOSTLY TRANQUIL CONDITIONS WILL LITTLE FOG DEVELOP
AS BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS INCREASE FROM THE WSW. DO EXPECT LATE
NIGHT/EARLY MORNING SHOWERS EDGING INLAND FROM THE GULF BEFORE
SUNRISE...MAYBE AN ISOLATED TSTORM. TEMPS WILL BE VERY MILD
OVERNIGHT AN RANGE FROM THE LOW/MID 70S INLAND TO UPPER 70S
RIVER/COAST.

&&

.AVIATION...PREVAILING VFR TONIGHT AT MOST TERMINALS LESS GNV AND
VQQ WHERE MVFR WAS ADVERTISED AFTER 07Z. EXPECT BOUNDARY LAYER
WINDS TO REMAIN ELEVATED ENOUGH OUT OF THE SW TO PRECLUDE SIGNIFICANT
FOG DEVELOPMENT. COULD SEE SOME SHALLOW STRATUS DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS...WITH LIFT INTO A CUMULUS FIELD BY MID-MORNING.
WITH SW FLOW...ADVERTISED VCSH AT GNV BY 13Z THEN VCTS BY
16Z...COULD BE EARLIER. VCTS ADVERTISED AT OTHER TERMINALS BETWEEN
17-19Z FRIDAY.

&&

.MARINE...SSW WINDS 15 KTS OFFSHORE WILL SUBSIDE TO 10-15 KTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DROPPED SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINE
OFFSHORE WITH DECREASING WIND TREND. COMBINED SEAS WERE RUNNING
ABOUT 1 FT BELOW FORECAST...SO ADJUSTED AND ADVERTISED 2-4 FT
TONIGHT.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED FRI.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  72  94  72  96 /  30  50  50  30
SSI  77  91  77  91 /  20  50  50  30
JAX  73  94  73  94 /  20  60  60  40
SGJ  75  90  75  91 /  20  60  60  40
GNV  72  93  72  94 /  10  50  30  40
OCF  73  93  74  93 /  20  50  30  40

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...NONE.
&&

$$

ENYEDI/ZIBURA/SHULER





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