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470 FXUS61 KPBZ 200510 AAC AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 110 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017 .SYNOPSIS...
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Dry weather is expected today and Monday. Temperatures will warm through the period.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/...
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Only some minor adjustments to the overnight period. Lowered cloud cover and included the mention of patch dense fog. Sky conditions and visibilities will need to be monitored throughout the night. It is possible that a stratus cloud layer could develop overnight as cooler air moves southward behind the exiting front. At this point, will stay with the fog forecast. Building high pressure will result in a dry day with seasonable temperatures.
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&& .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/...
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Warm, moist advection, with flat ridging, in advance of a midwestern shortwave, as per the latest model solutions, indicate increased humidity with a rapid temperature moderation above the averages for Monday. Next front is expected to drive southward through the area Tuesday afternoon and evening. This will be the next chance for widespread shower and storm activity.
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&& .LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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Eastern CONUS troughing is then forecast to support temperatures a few degrees under the averages for the remainder of the week along with dry weather.
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&& .AVIATION /05Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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Deterioration to IFR in fog is expected for most ports through early morning with clear skies and low level moisture in place from recent rain. Mixing should dissipate the fog by mid morning, with VFR the rest of the day under high pressure. .Outlook... Widespread restriction potential returns with a late Tue/early Wed cold front.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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