Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KCAE 270741
AFDCAE

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
341 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE NORTH WILL
BRING DRY WEATHER THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK-WEEK. A WARMING
TREND IS FORECAST AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT STRENGTHENS.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/...
THE UPPER RIDGE ACROSS THE REGION WILL GET SUPPRESSED SLIGHTLY TO
THE WEST THROUGH THE DAY AS CRISTOBAL TRACKS NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC...AND A SHORTWAVE MOVES INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC
STATES AND INTO NEW ENGLAND.  AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
STILL REMAIN ACROSS THE CWA. WINDS REMAIN OUT OF THE NORTHEAST...BRINGING
DRIER AIR INTO THE AREA THROUGH THE DAY. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
CONTINUE TO SLOWLY WARM AGAIN TODAY...WITH READINGS IN THE LOWER 90S.


&&

.SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
DRY FORECAST AS PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE REMAINS IN CONTROL. ALOFT
THE RIDGE WILL BUILD EASTWARD ONCE AGAIN AS SHORTWAVE ENERGY
EXITS. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO WARM...WITH HIGHS CLIMBING
INTO THE MIDDLE 90S THURSDAY AFTERNOON. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL
GENERALLY BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S.

&&

.LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/...
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY REMAIN DRY.  HOWEVER...LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE
WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE INTO THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE
UPPER RIDGE REMAINS STRONG OVER THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY. WITH THE
INCREASE IN MOISTURE...AND WITH FORECAST AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN
THE MIDDLE 90S...EXPECT TO SEE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DIURNAL
SHOWERS/STORMS TO RE-ENTER THE FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
INTO NEXT WEEK. DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE GENERALLY ABOVE
NORMAL THROUGH TUESDAY. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR
NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

.AVIATION /07Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE 24 HOUR TAF
PERIOD. DRY AIR WILL PRECLUDE ANY FOG/STRATUS CONCERNS THIS
MORNING.

EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK...LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING FOG WILL BE
POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE INCREASES.

&&

.CAE WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SC...NONE.
GA...NONE.

&&

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