Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS61 KILN 011039
AFDILN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
639 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL  NEAR THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE
WILL THEN BEGIN TO BUILD INTO THE REGION FOR THURSDAY.

&&

.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
UPPER LEVEL LOW CENTERED OVER INDIANAPOLIS WILL LINGER THERE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND THEN SLOWLY PROGRESS TOWARDS RICHMOND
INDIANA BY NIGHTFALL. CYCLONIC FLOW AROUND THE LOW WILL KEEP A
VARYING MOISTURE PROFILE OVER THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY AND ISOLATED
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS CANNOT BE RULED OUT...ESPECIALLY IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH DAYTIME HEATING.

TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S WILL BE NEAR SEASONAL
NORMALS.

&&

.SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/...
UPPER LOW WILL FINALLY BEGIN TO MAKE SOME HEADWAY AS IT MOVES
TOWARDS CHILLICOTHE BY DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY...WITH A SIMILAR CHANCE
OF ISOLATED SHOWERS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND MORESO DURING THE DAY
WEDNESDAY. H5 RIDGING WILL TAKE ITS PLACE IN THE WESTERN OHIO
VALLEY WEDNESDAY WITH A LONGWAVE RIDGE BUILDING IN THE CENTRAL
U.S. ON THURSDAY. MOISTURE PROFILES IN THE OHIO VALLEY WILL STILL
SUPPORT ISOLATED TO SCATTERED CONVECTION THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK.

A WEAK RIDGE OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE FOUND OVER THE
GREAT LAKES AND WESTERN OHIO VALLEY DURING THIS TIME.

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS...A LITTLE WARMER
ON LOW TEMPERATURES WITH MINIMA IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S FOR THE
NEXT FEW DAYS.

&&

.LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
LARGE MID/UPR LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NATIONS MID SECTION TO BUILD A
LTL EAST AND DOMINATE OUR WEATHER FROM THE END OF THE WEEK INTO NEXT
WEEKEND.

NUMERICAL MODEL SOLUTIONS GENERALLY SIMILAR WITH MAINLY DRY AND WARM
WEATHER THROUGH THE LONG TERM FORECAST PERIOD. THIS RIDGE WILL ACT
TO INHIBIT WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY DUE TO A LACK OF
ENHANCED FORCING. FOR THE PERIOD THURSDAY THRU NEXT WEEKEND... CAN
NOT RULE OUT DIURNALLY DRIVEN ISOLD CONVECTION BUT DUE TO LIMITED
COVERAGE AND PROBABILITY...HAVE OPTED TO KEEP THE FCST DRY EXCEPT
FOR SLIGHT CHC POPS FRI AFTN.

S/W MOVING THRU THE NRN TIER OF STATES PUSHES INTO GREAT LAKES BY
NEXT TUESDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL FLATTEN THE NRN PORTION OF THE
MID/UPR LEVEL RIDGE WITH SFC FRONT EXPECTED TO PUSH INTO OHIO
TUESDAY. UNCERTAINTY INCREASES AT THIS TIME FRAME WITH TIMING
DIFFERENCES IN DETERMINISTIC MODEL SOLNS. HAVE SLIGHT CHC POPS MONDAY
AFTN AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM WITH A BETTER THREAT FOR PRECIP NEXT
TUESDAY.

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO CONTINUE WITH HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE
UPPER 80S. A FEW SPOTS WILL LIKELY HIT 90...ESPECIALLY OVER THE
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST.

&&

.AVIATION /12Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
SCATTERED FOG SHOULD LIFT RATHER QUICKLY THIS MORNING. WITH THE TAFS
UNDER THE SAME WEATHER PATTERN AS THE PAST FEW DAYS...EXPECT
BROKEN CU TO DEVELOP IN THE AFTN ALONG WITH SOME ISOLATED
CONVECTION. FEEL THAT THE CHANCE FOR A STORM TO HIT A TAF IS LOW
ENUF TO LEAVE OUT OF THE TAFS. CONVECTION SHOULD DIE OUT SHORTLY
AFTER 00Z AND THE CIGS SHOULD GO SCATTERED.

MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS AGAIN TONIGHT SHOULD LEAD TO
PATCHY MVFR TO IFR FOG.

OUTLOOK...NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EXPECTED.

&&

.ILN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OH...NONE.
KY...NONE.
IN...NONE.

&&

$$
SYNOPSIS...FRANKS
NEAR TERM...FRANKS
SHORT TERM...FRANKS
LONG TERM...AR
AVIATION...SITES


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