Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS62 KFFC 250148 AAB AFDFFC AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA 948 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014 .UPDATE...
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CURRENT NEAR-TERM FORECAST GRIDS REMAIN ON TRACK AND NO UPDATES ARE PLANNED AT THIS TIME. 20
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/ISSUED 740 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014/ SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT/... MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES CONTINUE OVER THE AREA AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE WEATHER PATTERN. NO SIGNIFICANT CONCERNS THROUGH THE SHORT TERM EVEN WITH A WEAK SHORTWAVE PUSH ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS SAT/SUN WITH MORE CLEAR CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WARMING TEMPERATURE TREND EXPECTED THROUGH THE SHORT TERM...WITH TEMPERATURES ROUGHLY A FEW DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. 01 LONG TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... ONLY TWEAKS TO THE LONG TERM BASED ON THE LATEST GUIDANCE. BDL PREVIOUS DISCUSSION... FRONTAL BOUNDARY STILL ON TRACK FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. MODELS STILL PROGGING SLIGHT CHANCE/CHANCE POPS WITH THE FEATURE...SO HAVE PRETTY MUCH GONE PERSISTENCE FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. DID ADD SOME SLIGHT POPS FOR EARLY THURSDAY EVENING AS THE 500MB TROUGH MOVES THROUGH. OTHERWISE...NO MAJOR CHANGES. MIN AND MAX TEMPS REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL FOR MUCH OF THE PERIOD. NLISTEMAA
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&& AVIATION... 00Z UPDATE... VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREDOMINATE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THE MAJORITY OF THIS FORECAST PERIOD. LOCAL TO SCATTERED MVFR OR LOWER VISIBILITIES ARE POSSIBLE BETWEEN 04Z-14Z...HOWEVER AT THIS TIME I AM NOT EXPECTING ANY IMPACTS AT THE TAF SITES. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST...GENERALLY 4KT OR LESS THROUGH 14Z...INCREASING TO 4-8KT AFTER. //ATL CONFIDENCE...00Z UPDATE... HIGH. 20 && .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS... ATHENS 46 77 50 82 / 0 0 0 0 ATLANTA 51 77 53 80 / 0 0 0 0 BLAIRSVILLE 40 72 45 75 / 0 0 0 0 CARTERSVILLE 44 76 50 80 / 0 0 0 0 COLUMBUS 49 79 51 82 / 0 0 5 0 GAINESVILLE 49 75 50 79 / 0 0 0 0 MACON 44 78 49 82 / 0 0 0 0 ROME 45 77 49 81 / 0 0 0 0 PEACHTREE CITY 42 77 48 81 / 0 0 0 0 VIDALIA 50 79 50 82 / 0 0 0 0 && .FFC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...20 LONG TERM....DEESE AVIATION...20

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