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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 180515 AAC AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 115 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will result in dry weather and a warming trend into the weekend. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/... No changes to the overnight period. Slight moderation is expected in temperature today with plenty of insolation and weak warm advection. && .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT 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 /05Z 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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