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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 221151 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 751 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
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SHOWERS WILL END WITH PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT LATER TODAY.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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ADJUSTMENTS TO POPS AND TEMPS WERE COMPLETED FOR THE POST DAWN UPDATE BASED ON THE LATEST OB...AND RADAR TRENDS. FOLLOWING FRONTAL PASSAGE...COLD ADVCTN VIA NW FLOW WL MAINTAIN STRATOCU AND POSSIBLY A STRAY SHWR INTO TNGT.
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&& .SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY WITH STRATOCU AND MAYBE A SHOWER ACROSS THE I-80 CORRIDOR AND THE RIDGES. BLDG HIGH WL CLEAR THE SKY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH TEMPERATURES MORE THAN 10 DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE. AS SURFACE HIGH EXITS THURSDAY TEMPERATURES WILL RECOVER TO NEAR SEASONAL AVERAGES.
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&& .LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/... NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE EARLY FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES TOWARD EASTERN CANADA OVER THE WEEKEND. LIKELY POPS FRIDAY WITH FRONT AND CHANCE POPS SATURDAY IN UNSTABLE COLD ADVECTION AS A REINFORCING BOUNDARY CROSSES THE REGION. SUNDAY LOOKS TO BE MAINLY DRY AND COOL. LARGE AND COMPLEX SYSTEM DEVELOPING IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH MODELS HAVING TIMING ISSUES. FOR NOW WENT WITH A DRY DAY TO START THE WORK WEEK. TEMPERATURES GENERALLY BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE PERIOD. && .AVIATION /12Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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MVFR CIGS AND RAIN SHOWERS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA WITH TODAYS COLD FRONT. SURFACE WINDS WILL INCREASE AND VEER TO THE NW WITH GUSTS TO ARND 20KTS. FOLLOWING FRONTAL PASSAGE...MVFR STRATOCU MAY PERSIST...ESPECIALLY AT FKL AND DUJ WELL INTO THE NGT. .OUTLOOK.../WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... THE NXT CHC FOR GENL RESTRICTIONS WL COME WITH A FRIDAY CDFNT.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$ 15

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