Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1152 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.UPDATE...
FOR 18Z AVIATION.

&&

.DISCUSSION...

A THICK LAYER OF MID LEVEL CLOUDS HAS SPREAD ACROSS NORTH ALABAMA
THIS MORNING. THE CLOUDS HAVE HELD TEMPERATURES DOWN AND HAVE HAD
TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO HOURLY TEMPS. THE CLOUDS WILL LIKELY THIN
OUT THIS AFTERNOON AS A DRIER SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES. MAIN
CHANGES TO FORECAST WERE TO LOWER HIGHS TODAY AS FEW DEGREES
ACROSS THE NORTHERN COUNTIES AND INCREASE CLOUD COVER.

58/ROSE


&&

.AVIATION...
18Z TAF DISCUSSION.

SOME MID LEVEL CLOUDS WILL LINGER ACROSS NORTH ALABAMA THROUGH
12Z. MVFR CIGS WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP OVER WEST ALABAMA BETWEEN 12Z
AND 15Z AND ADVANCE ACROSS MOST OF CENTRAL ALABAMA BY 18Z.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5-8 KTS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE NORTHERN TAF
SITES...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF KANB...WHERE WINDS WILL KEEP A MORE
EASTERLY COMPONENT. A FEW SHWRS COULD IMPACT KTCL AFTER 12Z BUT
VSBYS WILL PROBABLY STAY ABOVE 5 MILES.

58/ROSE

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...

NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AT THIS TIME. RH VALUES WILL DROP TO
AROUND 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON BUT INCREASE AS A STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHES TONIGHT AND INTO MONDAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
GADSDEN     47  40  52  38  59 /  10  30 100  80  20
ANNISTON    48  40  55  40  61 /  10  20 100  90  10
BIRMINGHAM  48  45  58  39  61 /  10  20 100  70  10
TUSCALOOSA  51  46  60  39  65 /  10  20 100  50  10
CALERA      49  44  59  40  63 /   0  10 100  70  10
AUBURN      52  41  61  43  63 /   0  10 100  90  10
MONTGOMERY  57  42  64  43  66 /   0  10 100  80  10
TROY        57  42  65  45  66 /   0   0  80  90  10

&&

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

&&

$$


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