Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS61 KCTP 281808 AFDCTP AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 208 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015 .SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE STATE AND DRIFT OFF THE EAST COAST OVER THE WEEKEND. MUCH WARMER WEATHER WILL MOVE INTO REGION FOR THE WEEKEND...AND VERY WARM AND INCREASINGLY HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY WILL BE FAIR WITH JUST SOME FAIR WEATHER CU AND PLEASANT READINGS GENERALLY IN THE 70S. FAIR WEATHER WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT WITH JUST SOME PATCHY FOG TO CONTEND WITH. PROBABLY NOT AS COMMON AS LAST NIGHT AS LOW TEMPS END UP SEVERAL DEG MILDER THAN THIS MORNING`S LOWS.
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&& .SHORT TERM /SATURDAY/...
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AFTER THE PATCHY EARLY FOG QUICKLY BURNS OFF...SATURDAY WILL KEEP THE RECENT STRING OF MAINLY FAIR DAYS IN TACT...WHILE WARMING UP BY 4 OR 5 DEG ON AVERAGE.
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&& .LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... CENTRAL PA WILL BE ON THE WESTERN EDGE OF A SURFACE HIGH THIS WEEKEND...RESULTING IN SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AND THE RETURN OF WARMER...MORE HUMID AIR TO THE REGION. A WEAK DISTURBANCE AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL APPROACH FROM THE OHIO VALLEY LATE SUNDAY...AND SHOULD WEAKEN AS IT MOVES EAST...BUT COULD BRING SOME SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY...MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS. MODELS CONTINUE TO SHOW A LARGE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDING OVER THE EASTERN U.S. EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL CAUSE TEMPERATURES TO STAY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH AT LEAST MIDWEEK. IT SHOULD ALSO KEEP CENTRAL PA MAINLY DRY...EXCLUDING ISOLATED DIURNAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. && .AVIATION /18Z FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
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VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF PATCHY FOG AND LOW CLOUDS LATE TONIGHT AND TO START THE DAY SATURDAY. ANY RESTRICTIONS WILL BURN OFF QUICKLY AFTER SUNRISE. SATURDAY WILL SEE A FEW HIGH BASED CU AND A CONTINUATION OF VFR CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS. OUTLOOK... SUN-MON...MAINLY VFR WITH A SHOWER/THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE. TUE-WED...NO SIG WX EXPECTED.
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&& .CTP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NONE. && $$ SYNOPSIS...LA CORTE NEAR TERM...LA CORTE SHORT TERM...LA CORTE LONG TERM...LAMBERT/HAGNER AVIATION...LA CORTE

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