Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
219 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SHORT TERM /THROUGH FRIDAY/...
RIDGING AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL GRADUALLY FLATTEN THROUGH
FRIDAY. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL CONTINUE TO PREVAIL. NE FLOW
WILL RESULT IN SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES TODAY WITH
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. ANOTHER COOL NIGHT WILL BE IN
STORE TNGT WITH LOWS OF 45-50 INLAND WITH LOWER/MID 50S COAST.
SLIGHTLY MILDER TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL FRIDAY WITH HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S TO AROUND 80.

.LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE TO THE WEST OF THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT. A FEW CLOUDS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY SOUTHEAST
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...AS GULF MOISTURE MOVES OVER SOUTHERN
FL. WITH THIS PATTERN...NORTHERLY FLOW WILL RESULT IN TEMPERATURES
A LITTLE BELOW NORMAL.

FOLLOWING A DRY FRONTAL BOUNDARY SUNDAY THE PATTERN WILL SHIFT...AS
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE NORTH. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE
TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE REGION MONDAY...BEGINNING A PERIOD OF
ONSHORE FLOW THAT WILL LAST THROUGH MIDWEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN
THE CHANCE FOR COASTAL SHOWERS...AS WELL AS TEMPERATURES RETURNING
TO NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR WILL GENERALLY PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. LIGHT WINDS
THROUGH MID MORNING WILL BECOME NE 7-11 KT THIS AFTN.

&&

.MARINE...
NE WIND SURGE CONTINUES TO WEAKEN...AND WILL LOWER THE CAUTION
FOR ALL THE WATERS. WINDS UNDER CAUTION LEVELS WILL PREVAIL
FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH NE WINDS THROUGH SATURDAY
BRIEFLY BECOMING OFFSHORE SUNDAY...THEN E/SE FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK INTO THE WEEKEND WITH NE FLOW.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  75  46  78  48 /   0   0   0   0
SSI  73  54  75  56 /   0   0   0   0
JAX  76  48  78  52 /   0   0   0   0
SGJ  76  57  78  58 /   0   0   0   0
GNV  78  47  80  50 /   0   0   0   0
OCF  79  49  80  51 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...NONE.
&&

$$

ALLEN/STRUBLE






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