Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KCAE 231031
AFDCAE

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
631 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST WILL KEEP DRY WEATHER
ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
MAIN UPPER LOW JUST OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COASTLINE WILL CONTINUE
TO SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEASTWARD AND AWAY FROM THE REGION...WHILE AT
THE SURFACE WEAK DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE FORECAST
AREA THROUGH THE DAY. ANOTHER COOL START TO THE MORNING IS ON TAP
AGAIN TODAY. PLENTY OF SUNSHINE ONCE AGAIN...BUT WITH WEAK COLD
ADVECTION FROM THE NORTH...AFTERNOON HIGHS GENERALLY AROUND 70
DEGREES ONCE AGAIN.

&&

.SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION...WITH CONDITIONS
REMAINING DRY. LIGHT WINDS AND GOOD RADIATIONAL COOLING
CONDITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE TONIGHT AND EARLY FRI
MORNING...BRINGING LOWS ONCE AGAIN INTO THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER
40S. FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT WILL BRING SLIGHTLY WARMER
TEMPERATURES.

&&

.LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
UPPER TROUGHINESS TO CONTINUE ALONG THE EAST COAST...PROVIDING A
CONTINUED DRY NW FLOW ALOFT. A WEAK DRY REINFORCING FRONT EXPECTED
TO COME LATE SAT...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER DRY HIGH PRESSURE AIR MASS
TO BUILD INTO THE REGION SUN INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. UPPER TROUGH
MOVING ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATE IN THE PERIOD...BUT
RIDGE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST EXTENDING INTO THE AREA. WILL CONTINUE
DRY THROUGH MIDWEEK WITH SLIGHT INCREASE IN MOISTURE ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

.AVIATION /12Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
HIGH CONFIDENCE IN VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE PERIOD.

CLEAR SKIES AND HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH THE PERIOD. LIGHT NORTHWEST
WINDS EARLY THIS MORNING AND CLEAR SKIES. MODERATE WINDS JUST OFF
THE DECK AS SHOWN IN THE KCAE WIND PROFILE. 2000FT WINDS AROUND
35-40 KT. WILL KEEP LLWS THROUGH AROUND 13Z AT KCAE. WINDS THE
REMAINDER OF THE DAY EXPECTED TO BE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST UNDER
10KT WITH GOOD VFR. SCT MID-HIGH CLOUDS MAY APPROACH FROM THE
WEST TOWARD THE END OF THE PERIOD AHEAD OF THE NEXT UPPER LEVEL
TROF APPROACHING FROM THE PLAINS STATES...BUT HAVE OPTED TO LEAVE
OUT FOR NOW.

.EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK...
NO IMPACTS TO AVIATION EXPECTED.

MANNING

&&

.CAE WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SC...NONE.
GA...NONE.
&&

$$






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