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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 230416 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 1216 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
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UPPER LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH EAST...ALLOWING A HIGH TO BUILD IN WITH DRY AND MILDER WEATHER INTO THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT MAY BRING A FEW SHOWERS TO THE AREA LATE THIS WEEKEND.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/...
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A FEW HOLES IN OVERCAST BUT BASICALLY STRATUS WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT INTO MIDDAY THURSDAY AS CLOSED LOW CONTINUES TO SPIN OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST. SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY EDGE EAST THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH DRIER AIR AND SUBSIDENCE ERODING CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT SKIES TO BEGIN TO CLEAR WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES STEADY OVERNIGHT IN THE 40S AND UPPER 30S...RECOVERING INTO THE MID AND UPPER 50S THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
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&& .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... MODELS CONTINUE TO INDICATE SHORTWAVE RIDGING WILL PUSH EAST ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. A SHORTWAVE WILL THEN PUSH ACROSS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THE MODELS INDICATE SPOTTY PRECIPITATION WITH THIS FEATURE...AND HAVE SLIGHT CHANCE POPS ACROSS NORTHWEST PA ON FRIDAY. MODELS THEN INDICATE A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHEAST INTO THE REGION ON SATURDAY. AFTER DRY WEATHER FRIDAY NIGHT...HAVE RE-INTRODUCED SLIGHT CHANCE POPS ACROSS THE NORTHERN ZONES FOR SATURDAY. && .LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... RIDGING ACRS THE CNTRL CONUS WL MOVE TO THE ERN CONUS THRU ERLY NXT WK KEEPING DRY WEA IN THE FCST. A WKNG TROF IS PROGGED FOR A MID WK PASSAGE AS THE RIDGE SHIFTS E. SEASONALLY COOL WKEND TEMPS ARE EXP TO INCR TO ABV AVG LVLS BY ERLY NXT WK. && .AVIATION /04Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
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MAINLY MVFR SC WL CONT IN N FLOW ARND E COAST LOW PRES. THE CIGS SHOULD GRDLY ERODE LTR THIS MRNG AS DRIER AIR BEGINS TO MOVE IN AS THE LOW DRIFTS NE...RTNG VFR CONDS TO THE RGN. .AVIATION /FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... NO WDSPRD RSTNS EXPD.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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