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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 201341 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 941 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017 .SYNOPSIS...
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High pressure will maintain dry and seasonably warm weather today.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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The mid morning update featured the elimination of the fog advisory given rapidly improving visibility. Otherwise, surface high pressure under zonal flow aloft will support dry weather and seasonable temperature through tonight.
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&& .SHORT TERM /MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
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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 /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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Eastern CONUS troughing is then forecast to support sub average temperature for the remainder of the week along with dry weather.
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&& .AVIATION /14Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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IFR/LIFR fog will be in place through mid-morning. Mixing should dissipate the fog thereafter. High pressure will then ensure VFR conditions for the rest of the TAF period. .Outlook... Widespread restriction potential returns with a late Tue/early Wed cold front.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
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MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None.
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