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FXUS61 KPBZ 210115
AFDPBZ

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
915 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will maintain dry and warm weather through the
weekend. Rain chances return early next week with low pressure.

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.NEAR TERM /THROUGH SATURDAY/...
Lowered overnight temperatures for some areas with dry air in
place and decoupling. Previous...High pressure overhead should
maintain dry weather and mainly clear skies through the period.
Near average lows are expected tonight, with highs Saturday
around 15 degrees above seasonal levels.

&&

.SHORT TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/...
Temperatures will continue to be on the rise as upper ridge axis
moves east. Sunday should be the warmest day of the week, with
temperatures dropping off a degree or two by Monday. Models
continue to show a slight delay in the arrival of a cold front,
and have backed off daytime pops accordingly.

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.LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/...
Have continued with high pops Monday night which will linger
into Tuesday. A reinforcing wave Wednesday will bring the
chance for another round of showers. Temperatures will drop to
normal by Tuesday and below normal on Wednesday. The temps could
be cold enough Wednesday night in the highest elevations to
allow a couple of snowflakes to mix in with rain.

&&

.AVIATION /01Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
High pressure will maintain VFR and light wind through the
weekend.

.Outlook...
Restrictions are likely with a Monday cold front.

&&

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

&&

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