Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS61 KLWX 230730 AFDLWX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 330 AM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015 .SYNOPSIS...
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HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER NEW YORK STATE WILL CONTINUE TO WEDGE SOUTH INTO THE AREA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND CROSS THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE IN FROM THE WEST AND REMAIN THROUGH THE WEEK AHEAD.
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&& .NEAR TERM /TODAY/...
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ANOTHER VERY PLSNT NGT ONGOING OUTSIDE COURTESY OF HIGH PRES WEDGING DOWN THE E CST. THIS WL CONT TO BE THE CONTROLLING FACTOR IN TDA`S WX. MORE HIGH CLDS ARE XPCTD TDA FM A WEAK SHORT WV OVR TN. THIS MAY ALSO PROVIDE THE MOISTURE FOR A FEW AFTN RW/ISOLD TRW OVR THE SWRN HIGHLANDS. TEMPS WL MOST LKLY BE A DEG OR TWO HIGHER THAN SAT...BUT STILL XPCTG HIGHS TO REACH THE M80S MOST PLACES.
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&& .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT/...
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NO PROBS XPCTD TNGT EITHER. LOWS A DEG OR TWO WARMER GIVEN AN INFLUX OF MOISTURE...BASICALLY IN THE L60S XCPT WARMER IN THE CITIES/ALONG THE BAY. LGT FOG PSBL IN THE SHEN VLLY AFTR MDNGT.
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&& .LONG TERM /MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FROM WEST TO EAST ON MONDAY. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE THREAT FOR ORGANIZED THUNDERSTORMS IS LOW. MONDAY WILL BE WARM WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES APPROACHING THE UPPER 80S TO NEAR 90 EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE...LOW TO MID 80S WEST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC ON TUESDAY AND IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN THERE INTO THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEKEND. IT WILL REMAIN DRY THROUGH THIS PERIOD WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 70S TO THE MIDDLE 70S WITH LOWS IN THE 50S WEST...60S EAST.
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&& .AVIATION /07Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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VFR CONDS XPCTD TDA. LGT FOG PSBL AFTR MDNGT AT CHO/MRB/IAD. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ALONG A COLD FRONT ON MONDAY OTHERWISE VFR EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
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&& .MARINE...
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A PLSNT DAY ON THE WATERS TDA W/ SUNSHINE...LGT WINDS...WARM TEMPS. NO PROBS XPCTD TNGT EITHER. WIND GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS MAY BE POSSIBLE BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON MONDAY...MOSTLY ON THE LOWER BAY. WINDS WILL LIKELY REMAIN BELOW SCA CRITERIA TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
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&& .LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... DC...NONE. MD...NONE. VA...NONE. WV...NONE. MARINE...NONE. && $$ PRODUCTS...WOODY!/KRW

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