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FXUS61 KPBZ 210502
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
102 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE TODAY WITH WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. A
COLD FRONT BRINGS SHOWERS LATER MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/...
LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUES TO SHOW SOME CIRRUS STREAMING ACROSS
THE REGION. DRY OVERNIGHT WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING TO NEAR
NORMALS. ANOTHER MOSTLY SUNNY DAY TO START THE WORK WEEK WITH
TEMPERATURES NEAR WHERE THEY WERE SUNDAY.

&&

.SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
THE APPROACH OF A SHORTWAVE TROUGH FROM THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES
WILL INCREASE CLOUD COVERAGE MONDAY EVENING AND BRING THE NEXT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE COLD FRONT LATER
MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING. INSUFFICIENT INSTABILITY IS
DIAGNOSED AT THIS TIME AND THEREFORE HAVE CONTINUED TO LEAVE OUT
THUNDER IN THE PERIOD.

NORTHWEST FLOW IS PROGGED TO KEEP CLOUDS COVERING MUCH OF THE
REGION WEDNESDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO CLEAR OUT CLOUDS
THE LATTER HALF OF THE DAY.

THE COLD FRONT WILL LOWER TEMPERATURES TO WELL BELOW AVERAGE
NUMBERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS SURFACE RIDGE
SHIFTS EAST TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND TOWARD SEASONAL AVERAGES THURSDAY.

&&

.LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATER THURSDAY NIGHT AND CROSS THE
REGION FRIDAY AS UPPER LEVEL CLOSED LOW SLOWLY WORKS EAST FROM THE
GREAT LAKES INTO EASTERN CANADA NEXT WEEKEND. SCATTERED SHOWERS
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY COOL AND UNSETTLED WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND.

&&

.AVIATION /06Z MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/...
VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.

.OUTLOOK.../MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/...
THE NXT CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS IS EXPECTED TUESDAY WITH THE PASSAGE OF
A COLD FRONT.

&&

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

&&

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