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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 301337 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 937 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015 .SYNOPSIS...
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SCATTERED SHOWERS ALONG A COLD FRONT EAST OF PITTSBURGH WILL EXIT THE REGION THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING LOWER HUMIDITY WITH SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES LATER TODAY INTO FRIDAY.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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WITH 930AM UPDATE...MADE SLIGHT TWEAKS TO TIMING OF SHOWERS MOVING EAST OF THE AREA...AS WELL AS DECREASING CLOUD COVER WITH DRIER AIR MOVING IN MORE QUICKLY FROM THE WEST. ALL RAIN SHOULD BE CLEAR OF THE REGION BY EARLY AFTERNOON.HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVERNIGHT DROPPING TEMPERATURES A BIT BELOW AVERAGE UNDER CLEAR SKIES.
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&& .SHORT TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
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TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE NEAR SEASONAL VALUES WITH LOWER HUMIDITY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING A FAST MOVING SHORTWAVE WITH A REINFORCING WEAK COLD FRONT SATURDAY WITH CHANCE POPS FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS. ANOTHER SHORTWAVE WILL APPROACH LATER SUNDAY BUT LEFT OUT POPS FOR THE DAYLIGHT HOURS AS TIMING UNCERTAIN. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN NEAR THE SEASONAL AVERAGES.
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&& .LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... BROAD EASTERN CONUS UPPER TROUGHING IS PROGGED TO PERSIST THROUGH THE PERIOD. SURFACE RIDGING SHOULD ALLOW FOR DRY WEATHER AND SEASONAL TEMPS MUCH OF THE TIME...THOUGH A COUPLE OF SHORTWAVES ADVANCING THROUGH THE MAIN UPPER TROUGH COULD PROVIDE RAIN CHANCES MAINLY MONDAY NIGHT...AND AGAIN TOWARD MID WEEK. MADE DOWNWARD ADJUSTMENTS TO WPC TEMPS AND POPS TO NUDGE THE ENSEMBLE BASED FORECAST SOLUTION CLOSER TO THE LATEST OPERATIONAL MODELS. && .AVIATION /14Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... A NARROW BAND OF MVFR CIGS IS EXPECTED NEAR AN EXITING COLD FRONT E OF PIT EARLY THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE...VFR IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT WITH SCT DIURNAL CU UNDER BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE. OUTLOOK...FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY... RESTRICTIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITH A SATURDAY COLD FRONT && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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