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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 251611 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 1211 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014 .SYNOPSIS... NEAR SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES THROUGH SUNDAY WITH ONLY A STRAY SHOWER THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM WELL ABOVE AVERAGE MONDAY AND TUESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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WITH NOON UPDATE...HAVE ADJUSTED CLOUD COVER DUE TO A FAIR GAP IN COVERAGE BETWEEN CLOUDS NOW OVER WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND CLOUDS WITH THE COLD FRONT ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN. HAVE ALSO PULLED SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ACROSS THE NORTH. EXPECT THAT IF ANY SHOWERS WOULD APPEAR DURING THE AFTERNOON...SOME DEVELOPMENT WOULD HAVE OCCURRED UPSTREAM BY NOW. HAVE STILL CONTINUED SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS FOR NOW DURING THE EVENING ACROSS THE RIDGES IN CASE OROGRAPHIC LIFT CAN SQUEEZE OUT ANY MOISTURE. WIND GUSTS ARE BEGINNING TO PICK UP AS EXPECTED...WITH 25-30 MPH GUSTS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE A COUPLE OF DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WITH LOWS DROPPING SLIGHTLY COLDER THAN LAST NIGHT BEHIND THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE.
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&& .SHORT TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR AVERAGE SUNDAY WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW PRESSURE SPINS ACROSS EASTERN CANADA. RIDGE AXIS WILL BE ACROSS REGION SUNDAY NIGHT WITH CLEAR SKIES AND COOL TEMPERATURES. AS HIGH SHIFTS EAST MONDAY WARM ADVECTION WILL BEGIN AS LOW LEVEL FLOW TURNS SOUTHWEST. THIS WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY WITH GRADIENT AND WARM ADVECTION INCREASING AHEAD OF A FAIRLY STRONG COLD FRONT PUSHING MAX TEMPS INTO THE 70S. AS FRONT APPROACHES LATE DAY TUESDAY A FEW SHOWERS WILL WORK INTO EASTERN OHIO TOWARD SUNSET. && .LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... COLD FRONT WILL RACE ACROSS REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND HAVE GONE WITH LIKELY POPS FOR SHOWERS WITH FRO PA AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH. FAIRLY QUIET WEATHER FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH WEAK SURFACE RIDGE STRETCHED ACROSS THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY. BY FRIDAY DEEPENING UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND DEVELOPING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING SHOWERS BACK TO THE REGION FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER CONDITIONS FOR THE START OF NEXT WEEKEND. && .AVIATION /16Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN SOUTH- SOUTHWEST SURFACE WIND BY AFTN WITH GUSTS OF NR 25 KTS LIKELY. A BRIEF PERIOD OF MVFR CIGS WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE IS ANTICIPATED DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. OUTLOOK.../SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... VFR CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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