Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS61 KGYX 130702 AFDGYX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 302 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014 .SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/... WILL BE A COOL START TO THE DAY AS SOME LOCATIONS IN THE NORTH THE GOT OUT OF THE LOW CLOUDS WERE DOWN IN THE MID 30S BY 6Z THIS MORNING. MAY BE A FEW LOCATIONS THAT PICK UP A PATCHY FROST...BUT FOR THE MOST PART AREAS SEEM TO BE FOGGING OUT AS WAS THE CASE AT BML. SHOULD START THE DAY WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES...BUT CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE AS A SHORT WAVE THAT IS CURRENTLY OVER THE GREAT LAKES PUSHES INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. && .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH 6 PM SUNDAY/... THE SYSTEM THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH TONIGHT DOES NOT LOOK VERY ORGANIZED AND SHOULD ONLY PRODUCE SOME SHOWERS LATE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT AS IT MOVES THOUGH. CONDITIONS WILL START TO IMPROVE BY SUNDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN. COULD SEE SOME FOG LINGER IN THE VALLEYS INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...BUT AFTER SUNRISE FOG SHOULD BURN OFF FAIRLY QUICKLY AS DRIER AIR PUSHES IN. TEMPERATURES WILL BE SEASONABLE ON SUNDAY...BUT WITH CLEAR SKIES EXPECT RAPID RADATIONAL COOLING RIGHT AFTER SUNSET. && .LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... MODELS ARE INDICATING A FAIRLY NICE PERIOD SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED OR MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL CREST OVER THE AREA MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH TUESDAY MORNING. THE GFS AND ECMWF ARE SIMILAR ON THE TIMING OF THIS FRONT. A SECONDARY FRONT WITH SOME VERY COLD AIR BEHIND IT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY. LOOKS LIKE THERE COULD BE SOME FROST THURSDAY MORNING AND MORE WIDESPREAD FROST FRIDAY MORNING. && .AVIATION /07Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... SHORT TERM...CEILINGS WILL DROP TO MVFR LEVEL THIS AFTERNOON AS A WEAK FRONT APPROACHES. IFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR A TIME SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS SHOWERS MOVE THROUGH AND LOW CIGS AND FOG WILL BE PREVALENT INTO TONIGHT. LONG TERM...EXPECT MOSTLY VFR. MVFR POSSIBLE TUESDAY MORNING IN SHOWERS. && .MARINE... SHORT TERM...CONDITIONS SHOULD REMAIN BELOW SCA CONDITIONS...HOWEVER THERE COULD BE SOME GUSTY WINDS OUT AHEAD OF THE FRONT APPROACHING THIS MORNING...BUT THEY SHOULD STAY BELOW 25 KNOTS. LONG TERM...SMALL CRAFT WINDS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. && .GYX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... ME...NONE. NH...NONE. MARINE...NONE. && $$ SYNOPSIS...HAWLEY NEAR TERM...KISTNER SHORT TERM...KISTNER LONG TERM...HAWLEY AVIATION...HAWLEY/KISTNER MARINE...HAWLEY/KISTNER

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