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036 FXUS61 KPBZ 212005 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 405 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017 .SYNOPSIS...
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High pressure will maintain warm, and generally dry weather into the middle of next week.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH FRIDAY/...
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Skies will clear out overnight with another round of morning fog expected. Temperatures will rise into the mid 80s again.
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&& .SHORT TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/...
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Upper ridge will continue to build across the eastern half of the country between a large ridge in the western United States and a decaying Tropical Storm Jose. Expect no changes to the unusually warm weather through the weekend.
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&& .LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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Dry weather continues through at least Tuesday night with no change in the pattern. The ECMWF/GFS differ between Wednesday and Thursday in the timing of a surface front that would bring a chance of showers and a noticeable cooldown to temperatures. Temperatures will stay warm through the period.
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&& .AVIATION /20Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... VFR conditions will continue through the afternoon and into the early evening, with scattered cumulus. Another round of fog is expected tonight, with the valleys seeing the most restrictions. Have several terminals dropping to IFR or worse during the predawn hours. Fog will mix out by 14Z, leading to VFR conditions once again. Winds will remain light and variable. .Outlook... Other than local morning fog, no widespread restrictions expected under high pressure. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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