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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 251855 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 255 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
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AFTER A SLIGHT COOLDOWN FOR SUNDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL WARM WELL ABOVE NORMAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BRING RAIN AND A RETURN TO COLDER TEMPERATURES.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH SUNDAY/...
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A COLD FRONT ACROSS OHIO IS CURRENTLY PRODUCING NO RADAR RETURNS. WITH LITTLE MOISTURE TO WORK WITH...APPEARS THAT IT WILL BE HARD TO GET ANY MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION AS THE FRONT CROSSES THE AREA THIS EVENING. HAVE STILL KEPT A MENTION OF AN ISOLATED SPRINKLE THIS EVENING IN THE FORECAST FOR EASTERN COUNTIES IN CASE OROGRAPHIC LIFT IS ABLE TO SQUEEZE OUT SOME MOISTURE. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GUST UP TO 30 MPH INTO THE EARLY EVENING. ALTHOUGH SKIES WILL CLEAR THIS EVENING...WESTERLY FLOW AND COLD ADVECTION WILL BRING STRATOCUMULUS BACK INTO FAVORED AREAS FOR SUNDAY MORNING. MAY BE SLIGHTLY OPTIMISTIC WITH THE AMOUNT OF CLEARING SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT EXPECT NEARLY CLEAR SKIES BY SUNSET. TEMPERATURES FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS WILL BE SEASONABLE.
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&& .SHORT TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/...
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HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE EAST COAST WILL BRING FLOW WITH A SOUTHERLY COMPONENT...ALLOWING FOR TEMPERATURE TO RISE ABOVE NORMAL. NEARLY ALL LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE 70S ON TUESDAY AHEAD OF AN ADVANCING COLD FRONT. HAVE SPED UP ARRIVAL TIME OF PRECIP...AND HAVE NOW BROUGHT IN A CHANCE OF RAIN EVERYWHERE BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. 12Z GFS AND NAM BOTH SHOW SMALL AMOUNTS OF INSTABILITY IN ZANESVILLE SOUNDING...AND HAVE ALSO ADDED A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDER FOR PORTIONS OF OHIO.
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&& .LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... COLD FRONT WILL RACE ACROSS REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND HAVE GONE WITH LIKELY POPS FOR SHOWERS WITH FRO PA AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH. FAIRLY QUIET WEATHER FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH WEAK SURFACE RIDGE STRETCHED ACROSS THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY. BY FRIDAY DEEPENING UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND DEVELOPING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING SHOWERS BACK TO THE REGION FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER CONDITIONS FOR THE START OF NEXT WEEKEND. && .AVIATION /19Z SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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SW SFC GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 KT ARE STILL ANTICIPATED AS THE CDFNT APCHES/PASSES THIS AFTN ALTHOUGH POTENTIAL FOR RESTRICTIONS HAS DIMINISHED WITH DRIER AIR APPARENTLY MIXING OUT ST/SC WHICH HAD FORMED EARLIER ALNG THE FRONT. A BTR CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS...ALBEIT MVFR...WL COME LTR TNGT WITH THE STRENGTHENING COLD ADVCTN IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONTAL BNDRY. MVFR STRATOCU ARE ANTICIPATED FM PIT NWD. OUTLOOK.../SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/... VFR CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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