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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 271729 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 129 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017 .SYNOPSIS... More rain is expected tonight and Tuesday as another area of low pressure crosses the region. Dry weather and seasonal temperatures are expected by mid week. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... With noon update, made minimal changes to sky cover to account for scattered/broken cumulus across the center of the forecast area. Expect highs today about 15 to 20 degrees above the seasonal averages while shortwave ridging maintains dry weather through the afternoon. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... By this evening, showers with the next low pressure system are projected out of the west, and can be expected to persist into Tuesday before building high pressure in the wake of that systems cold front invokes suppression from the northwest later in the day. Cooler and drier air may thus be anticipated for Tuesday night and Wednesday. && .LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/... Another emerging Plains closed low is forecast to spread rain across much of the eastern CONUS during the latter half of the week. Expect a brief period of dry weather behind that system next weekend before redeterioration for the start of the work-week. Seasonal temperatures are expected for the period. && .AVIATION /18Z MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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Intermittent high MVFR cloud coverage will continue before conditions deteriorate overnight into Tuesday as low pressure brings another period of rain to the region. Outlook... Restrictions are likely again by late week as another broad low affects the Upper Ohio Valley.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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