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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 021138 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 738 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015 .SYNOPSIS... WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEK WITH ISOLATED...MAINLY AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... AN UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE IS PROGGED TO CROSS THE AREA TODAY...BRINGING ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS. WITH DAYTIME HEATING A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON...THOUGH MODEL PROGGED INSTABILITY IS LIMITED. HIGHS SHOULD CONTINUE 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE SEASONAL LEVELS. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY/... RIDGE ESTABLISHES ITSELF AGAIN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. AGAIN ISOLATED SHOWERS/STORMS COULD DEVELOP WITH THE HEAT OF THE DAY...PARTICULARLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON THURSDAY...AS ANOTHER WEAK DISTURBANCE BRUSHES THE AREA. WARM AND HUMID FOR THE DURATION OF THE SHORT TERM. && .LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/... THE STRONG MID/UPPER RIDGE IS PROGGED TO REBUILD THROUGH THE LONG TERM PERIOD. RELIEF FROM THE DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS MAY COME WITH A MID WEEK COLD FRONT. && .AVIATION /12Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... VFR CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH EXCEPTIONS FOR ISOLATED CONVECTION AND PERI-DAWN FOG. OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY... BRIEF RESTRICTIONS ARE ANTICIPATED WITH PERI-DAWN FOG AND ISOLATED CONVECTION. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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