Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FXUS61 KPBZ 310511
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
111 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS TONIGHT INTO
SUNDAY WITH HUMID CONDITIONS.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/...
BROAD AREA OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHEAST
FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WITH A SHORTWAVE AHEAD OF APPROACHING
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH. CAT POPS CONTINUED FOR LATER TODAY AS SYSTEM
TRANSITIONS EAST. EXPECT A GENERAL ONE HALF INCH TO ONE INCH
RAINFALL WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE HELD
DOWN TOWARD SEASONAL AVERAGE THIS AFTERNOON WITH CLOUDS AND
SHOWERS.

&&

.SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST SUNDAY NIGHT AS
SHORTWAVE EXITS AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS SHEARED OUT AND A MUCH
DEEPER UPPER TROUGH MOVES INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES. WARM AND
HUMID MONDAY IN SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT...BUT NO REAL KICKER FOR
CONVECTION SO CHANCE POPS MAINTAINED WITH MAINLY DIFFERENTIAL
HEATING ACTING ON LOW LEVEL INSTABILITY. FAIRLY STRONG COLD FRONT
AND UPPER THROUGH WILL BRING LIKELY POPS BACK TO THE FORECAST
TUESDAY. SOMEWHAT DRYER HIGH PRESSURE WILL GIVE A DRY AND SEASONAL
FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY.

&&

.LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER THE EAST COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY AND SHOULD MANAGE TO DEFLECT PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED
WITH THE NEXT COLD FRONT UNTIL AT LEAST FRIDAY. COLD FRONT COULD
GET CLOSE ENOUGH BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO BRING AT LEAST AN ISOLATED
SHOWER TO WESTERN AREAS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE A FEW DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL.

&&

.AVIATION /06Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
VFR CONDS WL DCR AS A SHRTWV ADVNS ACRS THE RGN OVRNGT INTO
SUN...BRINGING SHWRS AND WDSPRD MVFR/PTCHY IFR CONDS. A FEW TSTMS
ARE PSBL BUT WITH INSTBY/COVG LMTD ONLY INCLUDED A VCTS MENTION
SUN AFTN ATTM.

OUTLOOK.../SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
RSTRNS WL CONT SUN NGT AS A DISTURBANCE EXITS. RSTRNS ARE PSBL
AGAIN WITH A TUE CDFNT.

&&

.PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MD...NONE.
OH...NONE.
PA...NONE.
WV...NONE.

&&

$$








USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.