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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 210502 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 102 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
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HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE TODAY WITH WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. A COLD FRONT BRINGS SHOWERS LATER MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/... LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUES TO SHOW SOME CIRRUS STREAMING ACROSS THE REGION. DRY OVERNIGHT WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING TO NEAR NORMALS. ANOTHER MOSTLY SUNNY DAY TO START THE WORK WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR WHERE THEY WERE SUNDAY. && .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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THE APPROACH OF A SHORTWAVE TROUGH FROM THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES WILL INCREASE CLOUD COVERAGE MONDAY EVENING AND BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE COLD FRONT LATER MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING. INSUFFICIENT INSTABILITY IS DIAGNOSED AT THIS TIME AND THEREFORE HAVE CONTINUED TO LEAVE OUT THUNDER IN THE PERIOD. NORTHWEST FLOW IS PROGGED TO KEEP CLOUDS COVERING MUCH OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO CLEAR OUT CLOUDS THE LATTER HALF OF THE DAY. THE COLD FRONT WILL LOWER TEMPERATURES TO WELL BELOW AVERAGE NUMBERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS SURFACE RIDGE SHIFTS EAST TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND TOWARD SEASONAL AVERAGES THURSDAY.
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&& .LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/...
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A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATER THURSDAY NIGHT AND CROSS THE REGION FRIDAY AS UPPER LEVEL CLOSED LOW SLOWLY WORKS EAST FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO EASTERN CANADA NEXT WEEKEND. SCATTERED SHOWERS FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY COOL AND UNSETTLED WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND.
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&& .AVIATION /06Z MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/...
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VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. .OUTLOOK.../MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... THE NXT CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS IS EXPECTED TUESDAY WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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