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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 231042 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 642 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014 .SYNOPSIS... DRY WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WHILE TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE BY WEDNESDAY. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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NO UPDATES NEEDED EARLY THIS MORNING AS THE CURRENT FORECAST LOOKS TO BE IN LINE WITH LATEST OBSERVATIONAL TRENDS. PREV DISCUSSION BELOW.. WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES...SKIES SHOULD BE MOSTLY SUNNY/CLEAR THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS. WITH FLOW OVER THE GREAT LAKES HAVING DIMINISHED AND STRATOCUMULUS DISSIPATED OVERNIGHT...BOTH DAYTIME AND NIGHTTIME TEMPERATURES WILL EDGE TOWARDS NORMAL VALUES...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOUT 5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
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&& .SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL EDGE FARTHER INTO THE NORTHEAST...BUT RIDGING EXTENDING BACK INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEFLECT A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING UP THE EAST COAST FROM MAKING TOO MUCH INLAND PROGRESS. HAVE SLIGHTLY UPPED CLOUD COVER ACROSS EASTERN COUNTIES...BUT STILL THINK THAT THE BULK OF CLOUDS AND ALL PRECIPITATION WILL REMAIN TO THE EAST OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE TO ABOVE NORMAL VALUES THROUGH MUCH OF THE AREA...BUT WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER ACROSS THE EASTERN COUNTIES WHERE SOME CLOUD COVER IS PRESENT. && .LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER BETWEEN 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE TRANSITIONS ACROSS THE REGION. HAVE INTRODUCED MENTION OF PRECIPITATION AS MODELS SHOW GOOD CONTINUITY WITH PREVIOUS RUNS IN SHOWING AN AREA OF LOW PRESS RE IMPACTING THE REGION LATE THIS WEEKEND. && .AVIATION /12Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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DRY CONDITIONS AND LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED TODAY WITH PATCHY SPOTS OF MVFR TO IFR VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS THAT HAVE DEVELOPED OVERNIGHT IMPROVING BY MID MORNING AS WINDS ALOFT BEGIN TO MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE. OUTLOOK.../TONIGHT NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN VFR CONDITIONS THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...FROST ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR MDZ001. OH...NONE. PA...FROST ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR PAZ074-076. WV...FROST ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR WVZ023-041. && $$

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