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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
316 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT IS PUSHING THROUGH THE CWA THIS AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURES ARE RANGING FROM THE LOWER 80S IN THE SOUTHEAST TO
UPPER 50S IN THE NORTHWEST. COOLER AIR WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. DAYTIME HIGHS INTO THANKSGIVING WILL RANGE
FROM NEAR 50 TO NEAR 60 WITH LOWS IN THE 30S.

THE NEXT RAIN PRODUCING SYSTEM ARRIVES TUESDAY NIGHT AS A LOW
LATITUDE SHORTWAVE LIFTS OUT OF THE NORTHWESTERN GULF AND PULLS
SOME MOISTURE INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF THE STATE. LIGHT RAIN
WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY EVENING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
BEFORE A CLEARING SHORTWAVE LIFTS EVERYTHING UP THE EASTERN
SEABOARD.

FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...UPPER FLOW WILL FLATTEN
OUT BY FRIDAY WITH UPPER RIDGING BUILDING IN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
THIS IS TYPICALLY AN ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE PATTERN SO LEANED
MORE TOWARDS SLIGHTLY WARMER NUMBERS INSTEAD OF THE CONSALL.

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&&

.AVIATION...
18Z TAF DISCUSSION.

VFR CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST THROUGH THE PERIOD. A COLD FRONT WAS
MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA AT THIS TIME. SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD
OF THE FRONT WILL SWING AROUND TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST. WIND
SPEEDS WILL GENERALLY BE 10-12KTS WITH GUSTS 18-24KTS. ACTUALLY
LOWERED THE EXPECTED CLOUD COVER A BIT. ALTHOUGH THERE IS AN AREA
OF MOISTURE JUST BEHIND THE FRONT...THE CLOUDS SHOULD GENERALLY
REMAIN SCATTERED.

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&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
GADSDEN     37  56  34  54  33 /  10  10  10  10  10
ANNISTON    39  57  36  55  35 /  10  10  20  10  10
BIRMINGHAM  40  57  36  56  35 /  10  10  10  10  10
TUSCALOOSA  39  58  34  58  35 /  10  10  10  10  10
CALERA      40  57  36  56  36 /  10  10  10  10  10
AUBURN      44  56  38  55  37 /  10  20  60  10   0
MONTGOMERY  43  58  37  59  35 /  10  20  40  10   0
TROY        43  58  37  58  36 /  10  30  70  10   0

&&

.BMX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

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