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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017



.SHORT TERM /Today through Saturday/...
Weak surface high pressure and a dry airmass will lead to a nice
day today and into tonight.

A cold front will move into n GA on Saturday with an upper trough
and decent moisture associated but no instability at all.
The NAM/GFS/European models are consistent with indicating no
measurable rain. I would not be surprised if some sprinkles
occurred across portions of n GA however.

Forecast high temperatures are running close to normal today and
slightly above normal for Saturday. Forecast low temperatures are
running close to normal tonight.

Overall confidence is medium to high.

BDL


.LONG TERM /Saturday Night through Thursday/...
Mostly quiet weather expected for much of the extended portion
of the forecast.

A dry cold front will move through the CWFA on Saturday. Both the
GFS and ECMWF show very little moisture associated with this
boundary. A few sprinkles are possible in the far NE portion of
the CWFA, but chances for measurable precip remain too small to
mention at this time. High pressure will build in for the
remainder of the weekend into the middle of next week.

The surface high pressure should move offshore by late
Wednesday/early Thursday in advance of the next frontal system.
Both the ECMWF and GFS have a frontal system impacting the area
later Thursday into Friday. The ECWMF is a little slower and
wetter than the GFS. However, do expect timing/precip patterns to
change, it`s still seven days out. But, at this time, this late
week system looks to be the next best chance of measurable
rainfall within the period.

NListemaa


&&



AVIATION...
06Z Update...
Some lower VFR clouds/ceilings between ATL and MCN should
dissipate with time. Otherwise clear or nearly clear skies with
some high clouds toward days end and overnight Friday/Saturday.
Surface winds mainly light and variable.

//ATL Confidence...06Z Update...
Low confidence for clouds to start then High confidence for all
 elements until afternoon then low confidence for wind direction.

BDL

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Athens          62  41  65  40 /   0   0   0   0
Atlanta         63  44  63  41 /   0   0   0   0
Blairsville     61  36  59  34 /   0   0  10   5
Cartersville    63  40  62  38 /   0   0   0   0
Columbus        66  44  68  44 /   0   0   0   0
Gainesville     60  43  62  40 /   0   0   0   0
Macon           65  39  68  42 /   0   0   0   0
Rome            63  41  62  37 /   0   0   5   5
Peachtree City  64  40  65  39 /   0   0   0   0
Vidalia         65  42  69  47 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.FFC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...BDL
LONG TERM....NListemaa
AVIATION...BDL



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