Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
-- Remove Highlighting --
-- Discussion containing changed information from previous version are highlighted. --
000 FXUS61 KPBZ 300419 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 1219 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015 .SYNOPSIS...
-- Changed Discussion --
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT WITH A COLD FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING LOWER HUMIDITY SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/...
-- Changed Discussion --
WIND SHIFT WITH MUCH LOWER DEW POINTS NEARING CENTRAL OHIO BUT WARM ATMOSPHERE ALOFT KEEPING ONLY SCATTERED SHOWERS AHEAD OF BOUNDARY. WILL KEEP CHC POPS OVERNIGHT MOST LOCATIONS AS NEWEST MODELS WANT TO DEVELOP SHOWERS WITH FRONT BEFORE DAYBREAK WITH WEAK SHORTWAVE ALOFT. LOWER HUMIDITY AND TEMPERATURES CLOSER TO SEASONAL NORMS THIS AFTERNOON BEHIND FRONT.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... COLD FRONT WILL BE WELL TO OUR EAST AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SHORT TERM...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING AT THE SURFACE IN ITS WAKE. THIS MEANS THAT TEMPERATURES WILL BE BACK DOWN TOWARDS SEASONAL VALUES...WITH LESS HUMID CONDITIONS. SKIES SHOULD REMAIN MOSTLY CLEAR FRIDAY...SPELLING A PLEASANT AND DRY START TO THE WEEKEND. NORTHWEST WINDS ALOFT WILL KEEP THE AREA OPEN TO SHORT-WAVE TROFS EMBEDDED IN THE FLOW. PRIMARY WAVE LOOKS TO ARRIVE SATURDAY MORNING...SKIRTING THE NORTHERN FLANKS OF THE FORECAST AREA. WILL CONTINUE TO LIMIT POPS IN THE CHANCE REALM AS MOISTURE AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED. && .LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
-- Changed Discussion --
UPPER-LEVEL NORTHWEST FLOW REMAINS FOR THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEKEND...BUT DRY AIR ALOFT AND HIGH PRESSURE NEAR THE SURFACE WILL PRECLUDE POPS FOR SUNDAY. MID-LEVEL FLOW BACKS TO THE SOUTHWEST...WHICH WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO INCREASE HEADING INTO THE NEW WORK WEEK. .AVIATION /04Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... GENERAL VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT...WITH A FEW SHOWERS POSSIBLE...THOUGH COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO BE TOO LITTLE FOR A TAF MENTION. HIGH PRESSURE IS PROGGED TO BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT WITH A FEW DIURNAL CU. OUTLOOK...FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY... RESTRICTIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITH A SATURDAY COLD FRONT.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.