Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS61 KCLE 240416 AFDCLE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH 1216 AM EDT WED SEP 24 2014 .SYNOPSIS... VARIABLE AMOUNTS OF HIGH PRESSURE ARE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE LOCATED OVER THE NEW ENGLAND STATES TONIGHT. SINCE THE WIND DIRECTION WILL BE LIGHT OUT OF THE SOUTH...DEWPOINTS UP SLIGHTLY AND AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE 70S THE REGION WILL BE WARMER THAN LAST NIGHT. THIS SHOULD BE ENOUGH TO AVOID ANY FROST WITH MOST LOCATIONS REMAINING IN THE 40S. NO CHANGES WITH THIS EVENING UPDATE. && .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/... WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE UP THE EAST COAST WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY BUT SHOULD HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON THE AREA. THE ONLY ISSUE MAY BE TO CAUSE A FEW MORE CLOUDS ACROSS THE EASTERN COUNTY WARNING AREA. THIS LOW WILL MOVE OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC ON FRIDAY ALLOWING HIGH PRESSURE TO REESTABLISH ITSELF OVER THE GREAT LAKES FOR THE END OF THE WEEK. HIGHS THROUGH THE WEEK WILL BE WITHIN A COUPLE DEGREES OF 74 THROUGH THE SHORT TERM. LOWS GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S. && .LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... A BROAD RIDGE WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS THE CONUS AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY SNEAK UP A DEGREE OR TWO WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S AND LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. BY EARLY NEXT WEEK...WE WILL BE WATCHING MOISTURE TRY TO SNEAK UP THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AROUND THE RIDGE. MEANWHILE A WEAK BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL ATTEMPT TO DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES. NOT CONFIDENT IN SEEING THIS MOISTURE MAKE IT INTO THE REGION GIVEN THE PERSISTENT HIGH PRESSURE SO WILL CONTINUE WITH A DRY FORECAST WITH SOME INCREASE IN CLOUD COVER FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. && .AVIATION /00Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... VFR CLEAR SKIES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. KCLE AND KERI WILL LIKELY SEE A NORTHEAST LAKE BREEZE DEVELOP AROUND 18Z AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS. OTHERWISE LIGHT SOUTHEAST TO EAST FLOW. .OUTLOOK...VFR. && .MARINE... HIGH PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN GOOD MARINE CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT TOWARDS NEW ENGLAND ON WEDNESDAY AND EASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS ON THE WESTERN BASIN FOR A WINDOW DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES WILL BRIEFLY INCREASE TO 2 FEET. HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OVERHEAD AGAIN ON THURSDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS AND WAVES INTO THE WEEKEND. && .CLE WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... OH...NONE. PA...NONE. MARINE...NONE. && $$ SYNOPSIS...MULLEN NEAR TERM...MULLEN/OUDEMAN SHORT TERM...MULLEN LONG TERM...KEC AVIATION...TK MARINE...KEC

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