Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS61 KLWX 260758
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
358 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT
WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTROL THE WEATHER PATTERN DURING THE
EARLY AND MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION AND
PROVIDE DRY AND PLEASANT CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION. AFTERNOON
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY REACH THE UPPER 70S WEST AND LOWER
80S EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WILL LEAD TO MOSTLY
CLEAR CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT. LOWS WILL FALL BACK INTO THE 50S WEST
WITH 60S EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

&&

.SHORT TERM /THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ON THURSDAY WITH AFTERNOON HIGH
TEMPERATURES ONCE AGAIN REACHING THE UPPER 70S WEST AND LOWER 80S
EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THURSDAY
NIGHT...ALLOWING FOR DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS. A BOUNDARY WILL
REMAIN TO OUR SOUTH DURING THIS TIME...BUT WARM AND MOIST AIR WILL
BEGIN TO OVERRUN THE BOUNDARY...CAUSING MORE CLOUD COVER.

&&

.LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN FRIDAY AND IT
WILL REMAIN OVER THE ATLANTIC THROUGH TUESDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL
PASS THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...AND A SOUTHERLY FLOW
BEHIND THE BOUNDARY WILL USHER IN WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS. THE
INCREASED HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY LEAD TO A FEW POPUP
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS EACH
DAY.

&&

.AVIATION /07Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AT ALL TERMINAL SITES THROUGH
THURSDAY. LIGHT NW WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY...SHIFTING TO
NORTHERLY ON THURSDAY.

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. A FEW POPUP
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON/EVENING HOURS
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...BUT COVERAGE WILL REMAIN ISOLATED TO WIDELY
SCATTERED.

&&

.MARINE...
OCCASIONAL SCA CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT...TAPERING OFF BY
15Z. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY AND WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW CRITERIA DURING
THIS TIME.

HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD THURSDAY NIGHT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRIDAY. A
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AND REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK. A FEW POPUP THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...BUT
COVERAGE WILL REMAIN ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED.

&&

.LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
DC...NONE.
MD...NONE.
VA...NONE.
WV...NONE.
MARINE...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR
     ANZ531-532-539-540.
     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR ANZ533-
     534-537-541>543.

&&

$$
SYNOPSIS...BJL
NEAR TERM...KRW
SHORT TERM...BJL/KRW
LONG TERM...BJL
AVIATION...BJL/KRW
MARINE...BJL/KRW



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