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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 201802 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 202 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014 .SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY AND WARM WEATHER THROUGH MONDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT BRINGS SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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SUBSIDENCE WILL KEEP CONDITIONS DRY WITH PLENTIFUL SUNSHINE THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON AS LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THIN CIRRUS MOVING ACROSS THE REGION. MAX TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL WHILE RADIATIONAL COOLING OVERNIGHT WILL BRING LOW TEMPS TO NEAR AVERAGE.
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&& .SHORT TERM /MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT/... THE WARMER THAN NORMAL REGIME WILL CONTINUE WITH HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH MONDAY AS WEAK WARM ADVECTION CONTINUES. THE APPROACH OF A SHORTWAVE TROUGH FROM THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES WILL INCREASE CLOUD COVERAGE MONDAY EVENING AND BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE COLD FRONT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. INSUFFICIENT INSTABILITY IS DIAGNOSED AT THIS TIME AND THEREFORE HAVE CONTINUED TO LEAVE OUT THUNDER IN THE PERIOD. NORTHWEST FLOW IS PROGGED TO KEEP CLOUDS COVERING MUCH OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO CLEAR OUT CLOUDS THE LATTER HALF OF THE DAY. THE COLD FRONT WILL LOWER TEMPERATURES TO WELL BELOW AVERAGE NUMBERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE REST OF THE PERIOD. && .LONG TERM /THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... SURFACE RIDGE WILL KEEP DRY AND SEASONAL CONDITIONS THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATER THURSDAY NIGHT AND CROSS THE REGION FRIDAY AS UPPER LEVEL CLOSED LOW SLOWLY WORKS EAST FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO EASTERN CANADA NEXT WEEKEND. SCATTERED SHOWERS FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY COOL AND UNSETTLED WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND. && .AVIATION /18Z SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/...
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VFR CONDISTIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE AREA. .OUTLOOK.../MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... THE NXT CHC FOR RESTRICTIONS IS EXPECTED LATER MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH A COLD FRONT.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$ 24

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