Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KMLB 210215
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
914 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CURRENT-SUN...QUIET EVENING ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WITH
OCCASIONAL MID/HIGH LEVEL CLOUDINESS STREAMING FROM WEST TO EAST
OVERHEAD. A FEW ISOLATED SPRINKLES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED ON 88D THIS
AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING BUT THE TREND SEEMS DOWNWARD AND HAVE BEEN
HANDLING WITH BLOGS/NOWCASTS. AT THIS TIME WILL NOT UPDATE
GRIDS/ZONES TO ADD SPRINKLES.

AREA WILL CONTINUE TRANSITION TO HIGHER AVAILABLE MOISTURE THANKS TO
DEEPENING SLY FLOW AND AN APCHG SHORTWAVE ON SUN. MORE FAVORABLE
MOISTURE LEVELS COMBINED WITH PROXIMITY TO A MID LEVEL DISTURBANCE
WL SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF SOME LIGHT SHOWERS LATER IN THE
DAY/EVENING ON SUN. QPF AMTS WL BE ON THE LOW SIDE WITH NO
GREATER THAN A FEW HUNDREDTHS TO A TENTH OF AN INCH IN AFFECTED
SPOTS THAT MAY SEE PRECIPITATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT ON SUN...AND
MAINLY NEAR/NORTH OF THE I-4 CORRIDOR. LOWS WL BE MILDER DUE TO
CLOUD COVERAGE AND SOUTHERLY FLOW. HIGHER RAIN CHCS SUN NIGHT
AREAWIDE WITH INFLUX OF MOISTURE AND BETTER MID-LEVEL SUPPORT.
AFTERNOON HIGHS SUN CONTINUE MILD IN THE MID 70S NORTH OF I-4 AND
UPPER 70S SOUTHWARD FROM HERE.

&&

.AVIATION...MID-HIGH LEVEL CLOUDINESS STILL STREAMS OVERHEAD ACROSS
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF ECFL THIS EVENING. PLENTY OF CLOUDINESS AROUND
OVER MUCH OF ECFL ON SUN...ESP NORTHWARD...WITH CONTINUED GRADUAL
INCREASE IN DEEP LAYER MOISTURE. A FEW SPRINKLES POSSIBLE MAINLY
ALONG THE I-4 CORRIDOR BUT VERY LOCALIZED. MVFR POSSIBLE 09Z-14Z
ACROSS THE AREA SUN MORNING. ISOLD-SCT SHRA DVLPG SUN AFTN/EVE
ESPECIALLY N OF I-4.

&&

.MARINE...OVERNIGHT-SUN...WINDS CONTINUE TO VEER TO ESE/SE THIS
EVENING AND EVENTUALLY S/SSW BY DAYBREAK SUN MORNING. WINDS WILL
BACK SLIGHTLY TO S/SSE DURING THE DAY. WIND SPEEDS MAINLY 5-10 KTS
BUT COULD INCREASE SUN AFTERNOON TO 10-12 KTS OVER THE OPEN ATLC.
SEAS CONTINUE 2 FT OR LESS THRU THE PERIOD. A PERSISTENT EASTERLY
LONG PERIOD SWELL OF 10-11 SECONDS STILL EXISTS.

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...NONE.

&&

$$

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