Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1215 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.UPDATE...
FOR 18Z AVIATION.

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.DISCUSSION...

LOW LEVEL MOISTURE IS RAPIDLY RETURNING TO THE AREA IN SOUTHEAST
FLOW. CLOUDS HAVE SPREAD ACROSS MOST OF SOUTH ALABAMA AND EXPECT
CLOUDS TO REACH THE REMAINDER OF CENTRAL ALABAMA DURING THE
AFTERNOON. THE CLOUDS AND EASTERLY FLOW WILL HELP HOLD DOWN
TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WITH READINGS ONLY IN THE 60S.

58/ROSE


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.AVIATION...
18Z TAF DISCUSSION.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF
TONIGHT SPREADING CLOUSDS AND SHOWERS INLAND INTO CENTRAL ALABAMA.
MVFR TO IFR CEILINGS WILL BE DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AT MGM AND TOI
AND THEN WORKING NORTHWARD BY SUNRISE. MODERATE RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE NEAR TOI AND MGM TOMORROW MORNING WITH LIGHT RAINFALL
ELSEWHERE. LOWER CLOUDS AND RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE INTO THE
AFTERNOON. WINDS EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 KTS OVERNIGHT. SOME
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE TOMORROW IN THE SOUTH AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS.

NOTE...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL BE ISSUING SEASONAL
TERMINAL FORECASTS FOR THE TALLADEGA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (KASN) IN
TALLADEGA...ALABAMA. THE FORECASTS WILL BE ISSUED FROM APRIL 20TH
00Z THROUGH AT LEAST MAY 8TH 00Z. DUE TO THE LIMITED AVAILABILITY
OF OBSERVATIONS...KASN TAF WILL HAVE AMD NOT SKED APPENDED TO THE
END OF THE FORECAST.

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

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