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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 180812 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 412 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will result in dry weather and a warming trend into the weekend. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
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Slight moderation is expected in temperature today with plenty of insolation and weak warm advection.
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&& .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY/... Dry weather continues through the period as high pressure remains in control. Temperatures will rise back above normal levels. && .LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/... Eastern CONUS ridge will persist through the weekend. This leads to a continuation of the dry and warm pattern. The next chance of rain arrives Sunday night/Monday with a cold front. A troughing pattern may then set up by Tuesday with continued shower chances and temperatures near normal. && .AVIATION /08Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... VFR and light winds are expected through the TAF period under high pressure. Include a brief mention of valley fog at ports that saw MVFR VIS yesterday morning, as there has been little to no change in our airmass. .Outlook... No widespread restrictions expected under high pressure. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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