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FXUS62 KTBW 070000
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
800 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.UPDATE...
A RELATIVELY COOL DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW CONTINUES ACROSS THE
REGION AS LOW PRESSURE MEANDERS ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST AND
HIGH PRESSURE DRIFTS SOUTH INTO THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. THIS
HIGH WILL BUILD EAST ACROSS THE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND CONTINUING
THE PLEASANT DRY WEATHER WITH TEMPERATURES SLOWLY MODERATING.
OVERALL THE GRIDS/ZONE FORECAST LOOK ON TRACK AND NO EVENING
UPDATE PLANNED.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SATURDAY. THE GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING THEN RETURN DURING SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

&&

.MARINE...
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY THEN
DIMINISH AND BECOME RATHER LIGHT AND VARIABLE WITH AN AFTERNOON
SEA BREEZE ON SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE AREA.
EARLY NEXT WEEK THE HIGH WILL MOVE OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
WITH A MORE SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW SETTING UP...EXCEPT SHIFTING TO
ONSHORE WITH THE SEA BREEZE EACH AFTERNOON.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TPA  59  78  63  84 /   0   0   0   0
FMY  57  83  60  87 /   0   0   0   0
GIF  55  81  60  87 /   0   0   0   0
SRQ  57  80  60  82 /   0   0   0   0
BKV  48  80  53  85 /   0   0   0   0
SPG  64  77  67  83 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GULF WATERS...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE...69/CLOSE
UPPER AIR...14/MROCZKA
DECISION SUPPORT...05/CARLISLE


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