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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 230933 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 533 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will maintain warm and dry weather into the middle of next week. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... No changes were needed to the warm and dry forecast as stacked high pressure will remain over the region. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY/... Upper-level ridge will build further, while slowly shifting eastward over the region. This will keep the forecast dry and warm through the early part of next week. Highs will regularly push near the 90 degree mark across the lower terrain. && .LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... Models continue to insist on a pattern shift for the latter half of next week. Although a generally dry frontal passage is indicated, warm weather will be interrupted as high temperature about 15 degrees above seasonal levels is moderated back toward the averages. && .AVIATION /10Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... After patchy fog lifts early this morning, high pressure will maintain light wind and VFR. .Outlook... General restrictions are not expected until the approach of a cold front during the middle of next week. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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