Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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FXUS64 KHUN 010538 AAC
AFDHUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1138 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.UPDATE...
FOR 06Z TAFS

&&

.DISCUSSION...
/ISSUED 754 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015/
LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW WAS IN PLACE AT THE SFC AS OF 01Z WITH TEMPS
FALLING INTO THE M40S-A50. THESE READINGS ARE A BIT WARMER THAN
FORECAST, AND WITH WARM AIR ADVECTION BEGINNING TO TAKE PLACE AND
EXPECTED CLOUD COVER, HAVE RAISED MIN TEMPS A FEW DEGREES, MAINLY IN
OUR WESTERN COUNTIES. MID CLOUDS OVERSPREAD MOST OF THE AREA LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING. WE ARE MONITORING THE PROGRESS
ON SATELLITE IMAGERY AND OBSERVATIONS OF LOWER MULTI-LAYER CLOUDS IN
SRN/CENTRAL AL/GA STREAMING NWWD. THESE SHOULD ARRIVE SOON, ALTHOUGH
THE LOWER CLOUDS PRODUCING DZ/-RA ARE LOCATED OVER SRN GA AND THE FL
PANHANDLE. WILL DELAY THE ARRIVAL OF THESE LOWER CLOUDS AND PRECIP
UNTIL AFT 09Z. THE PRONOUNCED CAD THAT HAS PENETRATED SOUTHWARD INTO
NORTHERN FL MAY DELAY/LIMIT THE ADVECTION OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE NWWD
UNTIL LATER ON SUNDAY.

AK

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR 06Z TAFS... VFR CIGS WILL GIVE WAY TO MVFR BY 10Z AT KHSV AND
KMSL. CIGS WILL EVENTUALLY LOWER INTO THE IFR CATEGORY WITH PATCHY
-DZ LATE SUNDAY MORNING (16Z-18Z) AS S-SELY FLOW BRINGS INCREASING
MOISTURE TO THE AREA. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND APPROACHING COLD
FRONT WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF -RA SUNDAY EVENING WITH FLIGHT CONDITIONS
DETERIORATING INTO THE LIFR CATEGORY AT TIMES.

AK/DD

&&

.HUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...NONE.
TN...NONE.
&&

$$

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