Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS61 KGYX 231840 AFDGYX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 240 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014 .SYNOPSIS... A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND EXITS OFFSHORE THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. WET WEATHER WILL ONCE AGAIN BE POSSIBLE LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE NEXT UPPER TROUGH DIVES IN. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/... SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE CWA UNTIL 10 PM. THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR NORTHERN ZONES AS WELL AS VT ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE FURTHER INTO THE CWA BY EARLY EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. THE CONVECTION SHOULD WEAKEN LATE THIS EVENING WITH SHOWERS LINGERING FOR THE BALANCE OF THE NIGHT. && .SHORT TERM /THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/... LINGERING SHOWERS ACROSS S AND SE ZONES THROUGH MIDDAY THURS OR SO...THEN SOME CLEARING TAKES PLACE. A FAIR NIGHT IS IN STORE FOR THURS NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN. && .LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA LATER IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY SOME THUNDERSTORMS. && .AVIATION /19Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... SHORT TERM /THROUGH THURSDAY/...IFR OR LOWER IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE FORESEEN. MAINLY VFR THU NIGHT AND FRI. LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/...IFR CONDITIONS WITH SCT SHRA/TSTMS LIKELY TO DEVELOP SATURDAY NGT AND SUNDAY. && .MARINE... SHORT TERM /THROUGH FRIDAY/...SCA FOR TONIGHT FOR THE OCEAN WATERS FOR MARGINAL 25 KT GUSTS AND SEAS 4-6 FT. QUIETER WINDS AND SEAS THU THROUGH FRI. LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...WINDS AND SEAS BELOW SCA LEVELS THRU SATURDAY MORNING THEN SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES POSSIBLY PUSHING WINDS AND SEAS TO SCA LEVELS OVER THE OPEN WATERS LATE SATURDAY THRU SUNDAY. && .GYX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... ME...NONE. NH...NONE. MARINE...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR ANZ150-152- 154. && $$

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