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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
1022 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Cool front pushed into south Florida early this evening with the
leading edge of lower dewpoint (drier) air pushing across EC FL at
this time. So skies should become mostly clear even across the south
overnight. Low temperatures Fri morning should be 7-10 degrees below
normal in the upper 50s and lower 60s (except mid 60s Martin
county). Daytona Beach could approach its record low of 57 set in
1979 and 1935; elsewhere, records will be out of reach.

Friday (previous)...Surface high pressure settles across the area
with much drier air and Mostly Sunny skies. Warm and dry conditions
to continue. Afternoon highs will reach the mid 80s near the east
coast and around 90 across the interior. Light morning winds will
become onshore along the east coast and light westerly across the
interior with a weaker overall pressure gradient in place.


&&

.AVIATION...VFR.

&&

.MARINE...
Friday...High pressure settles across the area with a weak pressure
gradient in place. Light NW wind in the morning will become onshore
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft, up to 3 ft offshore.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...(previous)
Friday...High pressure and a weaker pressure gradient will settle
across ECFL. Much drier air will filter down the peninsula with min
RHs falling to 25-34pct for 3-4 hours over the interior during the
afternoon. Winds will generally be lighter with light westerly flow
over the interior and winds becoming onshore near the coast by
afternoon with east coast sea breeze development and slow
penetration inland.

Memorial Day Weekend...Winds will remain light, with an afternoon
sea breeze each day. RH values west of I-95 will drop below 40
percent Saturday, reaching around 30 percent well inland. Some
shallow modification will keep min values between 35 and 40 percent
in this same area on Sunday, with no low RH concerns by Monday.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DAB  59  86  64  88 /   0   0   0   0
MCO  61  89  65  94 /   0   0   0   0
MLB  62  86  69  89 /   0   0   0   0
VRB  63  85  69  89 /   0   0   0   0
LEE  64  89  64  93 /   0   0   0   0
SFB  62  89  64  94 /   0   0   0   0
ORL  64  89  66  94 /   0   0   0   0
FPR  63  86  69  89 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
AM...None.

&&

$$

Kelly/Ulrich



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