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FXUS61 KPBZ 220658
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
258 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE PASSAGE OF A MID
WEEK COLD FRONT.

&&

.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
LLVL MOISTURE POOLING E OF MGW WL BRING PTCHY STRATUS THIS MRNG...
OTRW EXP SCT DIURNAL CU TO DVLP TDA. UPR LVL RIDGING...COMBINED
WITH CAPPING WRM AIR ALOFT EVIDENT ON RECENT RAOBS AN NR TERM MDL
PROGS...WL RESULT DRY WEA TDA. THE ONLY EXCEPTION WL BE WHERE
TERRAIN ENHANCEMENT WL BRING SLGT CHCS FOR AFTN CNVCTN ACRS MD/WV
E OF MGW. TEMPS WL BE SVRL DEG ABV AVG...WITH HIGHS APRCHG 90 IN
SOME LOCATIONS.

&&

.SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY/...
THE RIDGE WL WKN TNGT AHD OF AN ADVNG SHRTWV. THE SHRTWV AND ITS
ASSOCIATED CDFNT WL CROSS THE AREA WED BRINGING LIKELY POPS FOR
SHWRS/TSTMS. PROGGED INSTBY AND SHEAR DO NOT SPPRT AN ORGANIZED
SVR WEA THREAT ATTM. AFT FROPA...SHWR CHCS WL LINGER INTO WED NGT
AS A MID LVL TROF CROSSES. SFC HIGH PRES BLDS IN THU AND FRI WITH
COOLER THAN AVG TEMPS AND LESS HUMID CONDS.

&&

.LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/...
DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE INTO SATURDAY. BY SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY NEXT SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE GREAT LAKES WITH
INCREASING DEW POINTS AND CHANCE POPS FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS WILL THEN BRING COOLER
TEMPERATURES WITH CONTINUED SHOWER CHANCES INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION /07Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
MAINLY CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT SFC FLOW OVERNIGHT WILL RADIATE
TEMPERATURES DOWN NEARING THE DEW POINT BEFORE DAYBREAK THIS
MORNING. EXPECT SOME MVFR TO IFR FOG DEVELOP NEAR SUNRISE AND
QUICKLY DISSIPATE BY 14Z OR SO BEFORE SCT-BKN CU DEVELOPS THIS
AFTERNOON.

OUTLOOK.../TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
A COLD FRONT WILL RESULT IN RESTRICTIONS AT TIMES WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. GENERAL VFR THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY.

&&

.PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MD...NONE.
OH...NONE.
PA...NONE.
WV...NONE.

&&

$$

07/10




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