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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 210115 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 915 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will maintain dry and warm weather through the weekend. Rain chances return early next week with low pressure. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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Lowered overnight temperatures for some areas with dry air in place and decoupling. Previous...High pressure overhead should maintain dry weather and mainly clear skies through the period. Near average lows are expected tonight, with highs Saturday around 15 degrees above seasonal levels.
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&& .SHORT TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/... Temperatures will continue to be on the rise as upper ridge axis moves east. Sunday should be the warmest day of the week, with temperatures dropping off a degree or two by Monday. Models continue to show a slight delay in the arrival of a cold front, and have backed off daytime pops accordingly. && .LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... Have continued with high pops Monday night which will linger into Tuesday. A reinforcing wave Wednesday will bring the chance for another round of showers. Temperatures will drop to normal by Tuesday and below normal on Wednesday. The temps could be cold enough Wednesday night in the highest elevations to allow a couple of snowflakes to mix in with rain. && .AVIATION /01Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... High pressure will maintain VFR and light wind through the weekend. .Outlook... Restrictions are likely with a Monday cold front. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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