Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS61 KLWX 221719 RRA AFDLWX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 950 AM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015 .SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TUESDAY THROUGH LATE IN THE WEEK. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL BRING DRY WX TO THE MID ATLANTIC. A FEW MID-HIGH LVL CLOUDS WITH NLY FLOW LESS THAN 10 KTS. HIGHS NEAR NORMAL...GENERALLY IN THE 80S. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 AM SUNDAY/... NO PROBS XPCTD TNGT AS THE HIGH CONTS TO CONTROL THE RGN`S WX. LOWS WL HV QUITE A BIT OF RANGE TNGT - FM THE M50S WELL W OF I-95 TO NEAR 70 IN THE CITIES AND ALONG THE BAY. && .LONG TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... HIGH PRESSURE AND PLEASANT CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ON SUNDAY WITH WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S EXPECTED. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION ON MONDAY. A FEW SHOWERS/ISOLATED STORMS COULD ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST BY TUESDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE TO FOLLOW. HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM THE LOW TO MID 80S WITH LOWS IN THE 50S WEST TO 60S EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. && .AVIATION /14Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... VFR CONDITIONS THRU SUN NIGHT. ISO-SCT SHOWERS/TSTMS WITH SUB-VFR CONDITIONS PSBL WITH A COLD FRONT MON. VFR WILL RETURN TUESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK. && .MARINE... SCA GUSTS ON GOING THIS MORNING OVER CENTRAL CHESAPEAKE BAY AND LOWER TIDAL POTOMAC. WINDS DIMINISH LATER THIS AFTN...WITH SUB-SCA CONDITIONS TONIGHT THRU SUN NIGHT. WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS MONDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY. A FEW GUSTS COULD APPROACH 15 KTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS/ISOLATED STORMS POSSIBLE. WINDS AND GUSTS BELOW SCA EXPECTED THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. && .LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... DC...NONE. MD...NONE. VA...NONE. WV...NONE. MARINE...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR ANZ532>534-537-540>543. && $$ SYNOPSIS...WOODY! NEAR TERM...SEARS SHORT TERM...WOODY! LONG TERM...KRW AVIATION...SEARS/KRW MARINE...SEARS/KRW

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