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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 190429 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 1229 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
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HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND.
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&& .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM THIS MORNING/...
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A WK...DRY CDFNT CONTS TO PUSH S ACRS SW PA INTO NRN WV WITH NOTHING MORE THAN A WSHFT. CS ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPR LOW ACRS THE SERN CONUS WL CONT TO STREAM ACRS THE RGN TNGT...ALTHOUGH IT IS MOSTLY THIN. EXP LOWS NR THE SEASONAL AVGS.
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&& .SHORT TERM /6 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY/...
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HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL THROUGH THE WEEKEND. EXPECT SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY WITH MID LEVEL RIDGING IN PLACE BUT A WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS THE WINDS SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST AND WARM ADVECTION ENSUES. GENERALLY WENT WITH MOS GUIDANCE...WHICH HAS TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 60`S AND LOW 70`S. CLOUD COVER WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE LATE MONDAY WITH THE APPROACH OF THE NEXT SYSTEM.
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&& .LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... MINIMAL CHANGE NEEDED IN THE EXTENDED AS MODELS SHOW DECENT CONTINUITY AND OVERALL AGREEMENT...WITH A COLD FRONT PASSING ACROSS THE REGION LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. MODEL SOUNDINGS SHOW LIMITED INSTABILITY SO EXPECT SHOWERS TO BE THE MAIN MODE OF PRECIPITATION...AVERAGE QPF AMOUNTS AROUND HALF AN INCH. DRIER CONDITIONS AND A WARMER TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS RIDGING BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST. && .AVIATION /06Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
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VFR EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE NORTHEAST U.S. .OUTLOOK.../SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... THE NXT CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS IS EXPECTED LATER MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH A COLD FRONT.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$ 07/10

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