Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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FXUS64 KHUN 010553 AAC
AFDHUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1253 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.UPDATE...
FOR 06Z TAFS

&&

.DISCUSSION...
/ISSUED 928 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014/
QUIET WX CONDS FOR THE MOST PART PREVAIL ACROSS THE CNTRL TN VALLEY
THIS LATE THU EVENING...ALTHOUGH AREA RADARS ARE SHOWING SOME LIGHTER
RETURNS BOTH TO THE E AND W. WITH SUBTLE DISTURBANCES NOW EMBEDDED
WELL WITHIN THE UPPER FLOW PATTERN ACROSS THE REGION...LIGHT PRECIP
CROSSING THE MS RIVER COULD EASILY WORK ITS WAY EWD WITHIN THE FLOW
REGIME OVERNIGHT...CONSISTENT WITH THE ONGOING FORECAST. MORNING LOWS
FRI ALSO LOOK TO BE SIMILAR/IF NOT MAYBE A DEGREE OR TWO WARMER FROM
THIS MORNING...GIVEN CURRENT TEMP TRENDS RANGING FROM THE UPPER 60S
TO THE LOWER 70S. OVERALL...THE AFTERNOON FORECAST IS IN REASONABLE
AGREEMENT WITH THE ONGOING PATTERN...AND OTHER THAN TO EDIT/REFRESH
SOME OF THE CURRENT/HOURLY GRIDS BASED ON THE LATEST WX TRENDS...NO
MAJOR CHANGES ARE NEEDED ATTM.

09

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR 06Z TAFS...VFR CONDS ARE GENERALLY XPCTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE TWO
MAIN TERMINALS THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD. THICKER MID LEVEL CLOUD COVER
OVER THE MID SOUTH REGION WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY ADVANCE EWD INTO
THE OVERNIGHT/EARLY MORNING HRS FRI. MOISTURE/ENERGY ALONG THE SE
COAST MAY ALSO SHIFT WWD DURING THE AFTERNOON HRS FRI...RESULTING IN
AN INCREASE IN CONVECTIVE SHRA/TSRA ACTIVITY FROM E TO W...ALTHOUGH
THE PROB REMAINS FAIRLY LOW FOR NOW.

09

&&

.HUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...NONE.
TN...NONE.
&&

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