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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 211602 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 1202 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will maintain warm, and generally dry weather into early next week. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... Dry and warm weather expected today. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY/... Mid/upper ridging will enhance over the Eastern U.S. in response to Western troughing and TS Jose. Dry and warm weather will thus prevail through Saturday. Expect temperatures about a dozen degrees above the averages. && .LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... Little change is foreseen in the overall circulation pattern through at least Tuesday, with the western trough/eastern ridging pattern persisting. The upper ridge may start to be knocked down by and approaching Upper Midwest shortwave by the end of the period, but any frontal precipitation likely won`t arrive until after Wednesday. && .AVIATION /16Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
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VFR conditions are forecast for the rest of the daylight hours into the evening, with some scattered cumulus and light wind. Another round of valley fog is possible tonight, with at least MVFR conditions expected at most terminals. .Outlook... Other than local morning fog, no widespread restrictions expected under high pressure.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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