Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
630 PM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

.UPDATE...
FOR 00Z AVIATION.

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.DISCUSSION...

MUCH COOLER AND DRIER AIRMASS IN PLACE TODAY. TEMPERATURES JUST
NOW REACHING THE LOW 80S ACROSS THE NORTH WITH MID TO UPPER 80S
SOUTH. FOR TONIGHT...MOST LOCATIONS WILL FALL INTO THE 50S WITH
LOW 60S IN THE SOUTHEAST. A COUPLE OF SITES (MGM/TCL) COULD FLIRT
WITH RECORD LOWS.

DRY WEATHER AND COOLER THAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES INTO FRIDAY.
EASTERLY FLOW WILL BEGIN TO MOISTEN UP THE AIRMASS AS WE GET
DEEPER INTO THE WEEKEND...PRIMARILY ACROSS THE EAST. SCATTERED
RAIN CHANCES BEGINNING NEXT WORK WEEK.

RECORD LOWS FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26TH

LOCATION TEMPERATUREYEAR

BIRMINGHAM551966
MONTGOMERY601966
TUSCALOOSA591966
ANNISTON541966

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.AVIATION...
00Z TAF DISCUSSION.

VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD. SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATED THE ENTIRE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND INTO THE
SOUTHEAST. DRY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL KEEP THE SKIES VIRTUALLY CLOUD
FREE. A FEW CUMULUS MAY DRIFT INTO THE NORTHERN TERMINALS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OTHERWISE NOT MUCH. ADDED THE LINES TO THE
FORECAST INDICATING WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 KTS AT NIGHT AND
AROUND 9KTS IN THE DAY.

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&&

.FIRE WEATHER...

A LATE SUMMER COOL FRONT HAS PUSHED THROUGH CENTRAL ALABAMA AND
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL USHER IN DRIER AND COOLER AIR THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL STAY ABOVE CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
GADSDEN     56  82  60  85  65 /   0   0   0   0  10
ANNISTON    57  84  61  88  66 /   0   0  10   0   0
BIRMINGHAM  59  84  62  87  66 /   0   0   0   0  10
TUSCALOOSA  59  84  61  88  65 /   0   0   0   0   0
CALERA      59  83  62  87  66 /   0   0   0   0  10
AUBURN      61  84  64  87  69 /   0   0   0  10  10
MONTGOMERY  60  87  62  90  67 /   0   0   0   0   0
TROY        60  87  61  90  66 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

.BMX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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