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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 222205 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 605 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will maintain warm and dry weather into the middle of next week. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM SATURDAY MORNING/... No changes were needed to the warm and dry forecast as stacked high pressure will remain over the region. && .SHORT TERM /6 AM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/... Upper-level ridge will build further, while slowly shifting eastward over the region. This will keep the forecast dry and warm through the early part of next week. Highs will regularly push near the 90 degree mark across the lower terrain. && .LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... Models continue to insist on a pattern shift for the latter half of next week. A lthough a generally dry frontal passage is indicated, warm weather will be interrupted as high temperature about 15 degrees above seasonal levels is moderated back toward the averages. && .AVIATION /22Z FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... High pressure will maintain light wind and VFR, with exception for peri-dawn fog. .Outlook... General restrictions are not expected until the approach of a cold front during the middle of next week. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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