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FXUS61 KPBZ 230710
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
310 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure should maintain dry weather today. Low pressure
is expected to track along the East Coast, resulting in
periodic rain chances mainly east of I 79 for the start of the
new work week.

&&

.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
Surface high pressure should result in dry weather today as an
upper low deepens across the MS/TN Valley regions. A few more
clouds are expected S of I 68 on the nrn periphery of the
deepening low. Temperatures are expected to average near or a
few degrees above seasonal levels.

&&

.SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/...
The low is forecast to dig toward the Southeastern CONUS before
tracking up the East Coast during the first half the week. This
scenario should confine rain chances initially to the I 68
corridor tonight with that area on the nrn periphery of the low.
Eventual nwd progression of rain chances Mon and Tue with the
area east of I 79 on the wrn periphery of the low as it tracks
along the coast. Temperatures should average a few degrees above
seasonal levels through the period.

&&

.LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
Ridging and rising heights in response to an approaching
Midwestern trough should result in dry and warm weather for mid
week. The flow is progged to amplify by late week as broad low
pressure develops over the western CONUS. Embedded shortwaves in
moist southwest flow aloft should return periodic rain chances
by late week and the weekend. Temperatures are expected to
average 10-15 degrees above average.

&&

.AVIATION /07Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
VFR conditions are expected throughout the TAF period. light
winds overnight will become northeast under 10 KTs Sunday.

.Outlook...
The next chance for general restrictions is expected with mid
week low pressure.

&&

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

&&

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