Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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FXUS64 KHUN 290139
AFDHUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
839 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.UPDATE...
ADJUSTED SKY GRIDS FOR TONIGHT.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
ALL SHOWER ACTIVITY FROM THIS AFTERNOON IS NOW WELL SOUTH OF THE
AREA. THE ONLY REMNANTS OF THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE THAT BROUGHT
THOSE SHOWERS IS THE PERSISTENT DECK OF MID LEVEL CLOUDS LOCATED
ACROSS N MS/W AL. SATELLITE IMAGERY OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS IS
SHOWING THE OVERALL EXTENT OF THE CLOUDS DIMINISHING AS THE
DISTURBANCE MOVES FURTHER AND FURTHER AWAY FROM THE AREA. MADE
ADJUSTMENTS TO THE CLOUD COVER TONIGHT TO ACCOUNT OF THE DECK OF
CLOUDS. SKIES THEN CLEAR OUT FOR THE ENTIRE AREA AROUND MIDNIGHT.

OTHERWISE...TEMPERATURES ARE RUNNING ABOUT THE SAME AS YESTERDAY AT
THIS TIME. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS DEWPOINTS ARE ABOUT 20 DEGS LOWER
THAN YESTERDAY AT THIS TIME. WITH CLEAR SKIES...LIGHT WINDS AND DRIER
AIR IN PLACE...TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP QUICKLY OVER THE NEXT FEW
HOURS TO NEAR FREEZING. LOWS BOTTOM OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S
TONIGHT FOR THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND A FREEZE WARNING IS IN EFFECT
AGAIN TONIGHT. THE REST OF THE FORECAST IS IN GOOD SHAPE AND NO OTHER
UPDATES ARE REQUIRED AT THIS TIME.

STUMPF

&&

.AVIATION...
/ISSUED 637 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015/
FOR 00Z TAFS...
A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING THROUGH THE AREA IS KEEPING
THE 10KFT DECK OF BKN/OVC CLOUDS AROUND THIS AFTERNOON. CLOUDS WILL
CLEAR OUT TONIGHT AS THE SYSTEM EXITS THE REGION AND HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN. NORTHERLY WINDS TONIGHT GRADUALLY TURN SOUTHERLY BY SUNDAY
MORNING WITH SPEEDS REMAINING UNDER 10KTS. MID LEVEL CLOUDS BETWEEN
4-5KFT SPREAD INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN
COVERAGE BY THE AFTERNOON. JUST BEYOND THE TAF PERIOD...SUNDAY
NIGHT...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH THROUGH THE AREA WITH RAIN
RETURNING TO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY.

STUMPF

&&

.HUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...FREEZE WARNING UNTIL 9 AM CDT SUNDAY FOR ALZ001>010-016.

TN...FREEZE WARNING UNTIL 9 AM CDT SUNDAY FOR TNZ076-096-097.

&&

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