Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KOHX 060309
AFDOHX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
909 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.UPDATE...

FRIGID NIGHT ON TAP AS VERY COLD SFC/LL HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES
DOWN INTO THE MID-SOUTH TOWARD 12Z. A GOOD BIT OF SNOW/ICE
REMAINS ACROSS PARTS OF THE MID-STATE...LARGELY NORTH/WEST
OF BNA. THOSE SNOW COVERED AREAS EXPECTED TO BOTTOM OUT OVERNIGHT
BUT AREAS TO THE EAST/SOUTH MAY END UP A FEW DEGREES WARMER THAN
CURRENTLY FORECAST. STRATA-CU DEVELOPING UP IN KY AS WELL AS
ALREADY OVER THE EAST MAY EXPAND AS LAPS/FORECAST SOUNDING SHOWING
GOOD BIT OF MOISTURE TO 4-5KFT REMAINING IN PLACE ALL NIGHT...AS
WELL AS WEAK TROUGH EXTENDING OUT OF THE CAROLINAS. THESE CLOUDS
MAY SLOW TEMPS A BIT.

OVERALL...WIND CHILL ADVISORY STILL GOOD BUT WILL ADJUST SKY
...TEMPS SLIGHTLY OVERNIGHT HOURS.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 623 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015/

UPDATE...FOR 00Z AVIATION FORECAST

AVIATION...
THE STORM SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT THE WINTRY WEATHER TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE
HAS PUSHED EAST AND INTO THE CAROLINAS BUT PLATEAU IS STILL FEELING
ITS AFFECTS IN TERMS OF CLOUDS. 1036 MBAR SURFACE HIGH WILL SETTLE
DOWN ACROSS OUR AREA TONIGHT WITH BONE CHILLING TEMPS AND SUB ZERO
WIND CHILLS. EVEN THOUGH...GOOD FLYING WEATHER WILL PERSIST FOR
THE NEXT 24 HOURS AT NASHVILLE AND CLARKSVILLE. LOW DECK ALONG
PLATEAU MAY TRY AND HANG IN FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS AS SURFACE
LOW UNDERGOES CYCLOGENSIS ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA COAST WITH SURFACE
TROUGH REACHING BACK INTO EASTERN TENNESSEE. SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENT IS TIGHT UP AGAINST THE PLATEAU AND WITH A STIFF NORTH
WIND OROGRAPHIC AFFECTS WILL COME INTO PLAY THAT COULD HOLD CLOUDS
IN A LITTLE LONGER.

&&

.OHX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WIND CHILL ADVISORY FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM CST FRIDAY FOR
TNZ005>011-023>031-033-056>060-062.

&&

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