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FXUS61 KPBZ 191357
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
957 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER AND WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS
WEEKEND.

&&

.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
FORECAST RIGHT ON TRACK. NO CHANGES NEEDED THIS MORNING.

PREVIOUS...
BLDG HIGH PRES WL BRING DRY WEA TDA. THIN CI
ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PRES ACRS THE SERN CONUS WL CONT TO DCR THRU
THE DAY AS WELL. EXP HIGHS NR THE SEASONAL AVGS.

&&

.SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY/...
HIGH PRES WL RMN IN CTRL THRU SUN BEFORE SHIFTING E. CLDS WL INCR
LT MON AHD OF THE NXT APRCHG SHRTWV. SHWRS WL BCM LIKELY WITH THE
ADVN AND PASSAGE OF THE SHRTWV AND ASSOCIATED CDFNT LT MON NGT
INTO TUE. TEMPS WL RTN TO ABV SEASONAL AVGS SUN AND MON WITH SRLY
FLOW...WITH NR AVG NMBRS EXPD FOR TUE.

&&

.LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/...
CHANGES TO THE EXTENDED PERIOD AS A COLD FRONT WILL BE EXITING
TUESDAY NIGHT WITH ONLY SLIGHT CHANCE POPS. LOWERED TEMPERATURES
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS NEWER MODELS SHOW A BETTER PUNCH OF COOLER AIR
BEHIND SYSTEM AS SURFACE HIGH SINKS SOUTH ACROSS THE EASTERN
STATES. BY THURSDAY HIGH WILL SHIFT EAST ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO
MODERATE BACK TO SEASONAL AVERAGES. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL
BRING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS LATER THURSDAY NIGHT BUT HIGHER POPS FOR
FRIDAY AS SYSTEM APPROACHES. SHOWER CHANCES WILL CONTINUE INTO THE
WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES INTO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE
COUNTRY.

&&

.AVIATION /14Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
VFR EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE
NORTHEAST U.S.

.OUTLOOK.../SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
THE NXT CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS IS EXPECTED LATER MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY WITH A COLD FRONT.

&&

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

&&

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