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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 190654 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 254 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
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HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER AND WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND.
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&& .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
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BLDG HIGH PRES WL BRING DRY WEA TDA. THIN CI ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PRES ACRS THE SERN CONUS WL CONT TO DCR THRU THE DAY AS WELL. EXP HIGHS NR THE SEASONAL AVGS.
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&& .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY/...
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HIGH PRES WL RMN IN CTRL THRU SUN BEFORE SHIFTING E. CLDS WL INCR MON AHD OF THE NXT APRCHG SHRTWV. SHWRS WL BCM LIKELY WITH THE ADVN AND PASSAGE OF THE SHRTWV AND ASSOCIATED CDFNT LT MON NGT INTO TUE. TEMPS WL RTN TO ABV SEASONAL AVGS SUN AND MON WITH SRLY FLOW... WITH NR AVG NMBRS EXPD FOR TUE.
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&& .LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/...
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CHANGES TO THE EXTENDED PERIOD AS A COLD FRONT WILL BE EXITING TUESDAY NIGHT WITH ONLY SLIGHT CHANCE POPS. LOWERED TEMPERATURES THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS NEWER MODELS SHOW A BETTER PUNCH OF COOLER AIR BEHIND SYSTEM AS SURFACE HIGH SINKS SOUTH ACROSS THE EASTERN STATES. BY THURSDAY HIGH WILL SHIFT EAST ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO MODERATE BACK TO SEASONAL AVERAGES. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS LATER THURSDAY NIGHT BUT HIGHER POPS FOR FRIDAY AS SYSTEM APPROACHES. SHOWER CHANCES WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES INTO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE COUNTRY.
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&& .AVIATION /07Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... VFR EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE NORTHEAST U.S. .OUTLOOK.../SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... THE NXT CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS IS EXPECTED LATER MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH A COLD FRONT. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$ 07/10

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