Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
215 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.SHORT TERM /Through Sunday Night/...Tonight will be another
cool night with calm winds and clear skies. Temperatures will
be below average with lows in the upper 50s inland and 60s at
the coast. Upper ridge will build into the area from the Gulf of
Mexico on Saturday while surface ridge remains to the south.
Southwest winds will result in warmer temperatures as highs reach
the lower 90s inland Saturday. An afternoon seabreeze will keep
temperatures in the 80s at the beaches.

Upper ridge will continue over the area Sunday/Sunday night while
strong upper system passes well N of area. Subsidence beneath
upper ridge will support dry and very warm conditions...with high
temps Sunday in the lwr-mid 90s inland...near 90 coast...with low
temps 65-70 well inland...70-75 I-95 eastward.

.LONG TERM /Monday thru Thursday/...
Upper low sets up N of Great Lakes...with shortwaves rotating around
it...bringing weak fronts southward to central GA before stalling.
Will see some potential for scattered showerst-storms across
sctrl/se GA Tue-Thu. Meanwhile low-level moisture increases over
FL peninsula... which could set up conditions for scattered
afternoon/evening showers/ t-storms with sea breezes Thu onward.

Slightly above normal temps expected this upcoming work-week across
our area which stays south of approaching cold fronts. High temps
will be in the 90-95 range inland...upr 80s coast thru Wed...then
down slightly to around 90 inland...mid 80s coast Thu/Fri as upper
ridge weakens. Low temps should be steady in upr 60s-lwr 70s inland...
mid 70s coast.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR conditions through Saturday with light winds.

&&

.MARINE...Surface ridge south of the waters will produce a sw flow
the next few days. Afternoon seabreezes will shift sw winds to
the se near shore during the afternoon and early evenings. Wind
speeds will be 15 knots or less with seas 1 to 3 feet.

Rip Currents: Low risk through the weekend.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  60  92  68  94 /   0   0   0   0
SSI  68  85  73  90 /   0   0   0   0
JAX  61  93  68  94 /   0   0   0   0
SGJ  61  86  68  91 /   0   0   0   0
GNV  57  92  66  94 /   0   0  10   0
OCF  57  91  65  93 /   0   0  10   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
GA...None.
AM...None.
&&

$$

Wolf/Zibura



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