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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 230047 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 847 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 .SYNOPSIS... COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...BUT WILL BE REINFORCED BY ANOTHER FRONT THIS WEEKEND. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... WITH THE COLD FRONT PUSHING OFF TO THE EAST...COLD AIR ADVECTION WITH NORTHWEST FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT. STRATOCU DECK WORKING SOUTH FROM NRN OHIO WILL STREAM INTO THE CWA TONIGHT INCREASING CLOUD COVER. LLVL MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPPER TROUGH WILL PROVIDE A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE NORTH AND HIGHER TERRAIN TONIGHT AND WEDS MORNING. UPPER TROUGH PULLS AWAY QUICKLY WEDS MIDDAY WITH CLEARING SKIES...HOWEVER...MAX TEMPS WILL REMAIN BELOW AVERAGE. && .SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/... TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE REBOUNDING TO NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AS WARM AIR ADVECTS VIA SOUTHERLY FLOW LATE THURSDAY. && .LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/... NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE EARLY FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES TOWARD EASTERN CANADA OVER THE WEEKEND. LIKELY POPS FRIDAY WITH FRONT AND CHANCE POPS SATURDAY IN UNSTABLE COLD ADVECTION AS A REINFORCING BOUNDARY CROSSES THE REGION. SUNDAY LOOKS TO BE MAINLY DRY AND COOL. LARGE AND COMPLEX SYSTEM DEVELOPING IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH MODELS HAVING TIMING ISSUES. FOR NOW WENT WITH A DRY DAY TO START THE WORK WEEK. TEMPERATURES GENERALLY BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE PERIOD. && .AVIATION /01Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... SHOWERS HAVE CLEARED ALL TERMINALS TO THE EAST LEAVING MAINLY VFR CONDITIONS IN THEIR WAKE WITH GUSTY NW WINDS. SOME ADDITIONAL COLD ADVECTION STRATOCUMULUS ARE FORECAST TO MOVE OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT...HOWEVER THEY SHOULD QUICKLY MIX OUT ON WEDNESDAY...YIELDING TO VFR CONDITIONS WITH OCCASIONALLY GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS STILL AFFECTING ALL TERMINALS. FRIES .OUTLOOK.../WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL AT LEAST FRIDAY. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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