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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 212201 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 601 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017 .SYNOPSIS...
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High pressure should maintain warm and dry weather through the middle of next week.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH FRIDAY/...
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Warm and dry weather is expected under a building ridge. Areas of fog are expected again late tonight and early Friday morning as crossover temps are reached. Temperatures should average 10-15 degrees above seasonal levels.
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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 trough in the western United States and a decaying Tropical Storm Jose. Temperatures should continue to average 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal levels.
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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. Temperatures will stay above average until the front passes.
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&& .AVIATION /22Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
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High pressure will maintain VFR and light wind with exception for peri-dawn fog. .Outlook... No widespread restrictions are expected with high pressure over the region.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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