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FXUS64 KMOB 011847 AAB
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1247 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.UPDATE...VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY AND AREA OBSERVATIONS SHOW LOW
CEILINGS HOLDING IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF THE CWFA EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG ALSO CONTINUES TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE
REGION...MOST NOTABLY COASTAL PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA AS WELL
AS THE INLAND NORTHWEST FL PANHANDLE AND SOUTHWEST/SOUTH CENTRAL AL.
THE AREA REMAINS SOCKED IN COURTESY OF CONTINUOUS LOW LEVEL ISENTROPIC
LIFT...AND WE EXPECT LOW CLOUDS WILL HOLD STRONG THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
ALONG WITH PATCHY FOG. WE HAVE INCREASED CLOUD COVER...ADDED PATCHY
FOG MENTION AND ALSO LOWERED HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...A SHORTWAVE TROUGH APPROACHING FROM THE VICINITY OF MS/LA
WILL BRING AN INCREASING CHANCE OF RAIN TO WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE
FORECAST AREA THIS AFTERNOON. /21

&&

.AVIATION...
01.18Z TERMINAL FORECAST DISCUSSION...
IFR TO LIFR CIGS AND MVFR TO IFR VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS DUE TO FOG
WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. FOG COULD
BE LOCALLY REDUCED TO LIFR LEVELS TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE PRIMARILY ACROSS SOUTHEAST MS AND
SOUTHWEST AL TONIGHT...WITH BETTER CHANCES SPREADING ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF THE AREA INTO MONDAY. /21

&&

.MARINE UPDATE...RECENT MARINER REPORTS INDICATE THAT FOG IS REDUCED
TO AS LOW AS A FEW HUNDRED FEET OVER MOBILE BAY AS OF NOON...AND AREA
MARINE CAMS INDICATE DENSE FOG STILL HOLDING CLOSE TO BAYS...SOUNDS
AND THE IMMEDIATE COAST. FOG IS EXPECTED TO HOLD STRONG AT LEAST INTO
EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON...WITH THE PATTERN STRONGLY FAVORABLE FOR
CONTINUED FOG TONIGHT INTO AT LEAST MONDAY MORNING. WE HAVE OPTED TO
EXTEND THE DENSE MARINE FOG ADVISORY FOR BAYS AND SOUNDS UNTIL 9 AM
CST MONDAY. /21

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
MOBILE      61  53  71  58  73 /  30  30  40  20  20
PENSACOLA   61  53  71  59  72 /  20  20  30  20  10
DESTIN      63  53  70  59  70 /  20  10  20  20  10
EVERGREEN   59  50  71  58  77 /  20  20  40  20  20
WAYNESBORO  63  52  65  57  75 /  30  30  50  30  20
CAMDEN      61  51  67  57  77 /  20  30  50  20  20
CRESTVIEW   62  51  73  58  76 /  20  10  30  20  10

&&

.MOB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...NONE.
FL...NONE.
MS...NONE.
GM...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM MONDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...MISSISSIPPI SOUND...NORTHERN MOBILE
     BAY...PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM...PERDIDO BAY...SOUTHERN MOBILE
     BAY...

&&

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