Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1012 AM EDT Sun Aug 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Weak high pressure will build over the area today and hold
through mid week. A weak frontal boundary will move into the Mid
Atlantic late in the week.

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.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...

Quiet wx for a change as high pres builds in from the north.
High clouds to the southeast are expected to thin out and pull
to the east by the end of the day.

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.SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/...
High pressure center shifts east across the NY/PA border tonight
through Monday. However, the stationary front remains south of the
area through at least Tuesday. Onshore flow Monday allows chance
PoPs for the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge in central VA. Min
temps mid 60s and max temps mid 80s through Tuesday.

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.LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
High pressure over the region Wednesday. Area will see plenty of
sunshine with highs in the upper 80s.

Low pressure is expected to slide across the eastern Great Lakes
into New England Thursday. An attendant frontal boundary will
drop into the Mid Atlantic bringing increased cloud cover with
the chance of showers/thunderstorms. Clouds should diminish as
the weekend approaches.

Temperatures should be around climatological norms for mid
August.

&&

.AVIATION /14Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
Tranquil/VFR as high pressure shifts east across the northern Mid-
Atlantic through Monday night.

VFR conditions expected Wednesday and Thursday.

&&

.MARINE...
NW flow behind a cold front generally 15 knots rest of the
overnight...easing to 10 knots after sunrise. High pressure builds
north of the area through Monday with flow shifting onshore.

Winds expected to remain below SCA values Wednesday/Thursday.

&&

.LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
DC...None.
MD...None.
VA...None.
WV...None.
MARINE...None.

&&

$$
Update...LFR
Products...BAJ/WOODY!



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