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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 170142 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 942 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017 .SYNOPSIS...
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High pressure will result in gradually warming weather and dry conditions through the week.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TUESDAY/...
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Expect temperatures to fall rapidly to below seasonal averages tonight as we decouple with areas of frost expected. Will maintain the frost advisory as is - in the counties where the growing season continues. High pressure will maintain nearly clear skies and light wind Tuesday. Temperatures should begin to moderate to closer to normal values with plenty of sun and warming mid-levels.
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&& .SHORT TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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High pressure will remain firmly entrenched over the area through the middle of the week, ensuring a dry forecast. Brief ridging through Wednesday will be stunted by a system passing well to our north Thursday but this system will have little impact to our area, with only a few additional clouds as a result.
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&& .LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/... After a brief flattening of the ridge Thursday night, higher heights will build back in through the end of the week, continuing the dry and warming trend. Ridge looks to maximize over the weekend with highs slated to be well-above average. Models continue to show the next chance of rain coming with a cold front early next week. && .AVIATION /02Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/... VFR conditions are expected for through the period, as cu diminishes this eve with the loss of heating. Wind will diminish as well, with a gradual backing from the northwest to the southwest by tomorrow morning. .Outlook... No widespread restrictions are expected under high pressure. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
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MD...None. OH...Frost Advisory until 10 AM EDT Tuesday for OHZ039>041-048>050- 057>059-068-069. PA...Frost Advisory until 10 AM EDT Tuesday for PAZ020-021-029-031- 073-075. WV...Frost Advisory until 10 AM EDT Tuesday for WVZ001>004-012-021- 509-510.
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