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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 161721 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 121 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 .SYNOPSIS... DRY AND SEASONABLE COOL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED INTO FRIDAY. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
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PARTLY SUNNY SKIES THIS AFTERNOON EXCEPT FOR A FEW MORE CLOUDS IN THE RIDGES. SURFACE RIDGE WILL CLEAR SKIES TONIGHT WITH LIGHT WINDS. TEMPERATURES IN THE 40S WITH A FEW READINGS IN THE 30S ACROSS THE RIDGES. ONLY DIURNAL CU EXPECTED TOMORROW ALTHOUGH A BIT MORE AVAILABLE MOISTURE MAY BRING MORE CLOUDS INTO THE SOUTHEAST RIDGES. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO NEAR 70 SOUTH OF THE MASON DIXON.
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&& .SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/...
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A SHORTWAVE WILL PUSH A REINFORCING COLD FRONT ACROSS NEW YORK STATE THURSDAY. THIS WILL BRING MORE CLOUDS DAYTIME THURSDAY BUT NOT ENOUGH MOISTURE TO PUT IN ANY POPS. OTHERWISE COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES.
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&& .LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
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A WARM UP EXPECTED FOR THE EARLY WEEKEND AS THE SFC HIGH SHIFTS WELL EAST OF THE AREA AND UPPER LEVEL FLOW BECOMES MORE ZONAL. TEMPS WILL...AT LEAST TEMPORARILY...RETURN TO NEAR AVERAGE SAT/SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM. THE BEST CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT 7 DAYS WILL COME WITH AN ELONGATED TROF AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT SUN WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS WITH COLD AIR ALOFT MONDAY. COOL HIGH PRESSURE TUESDAY.
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&& .AVIATION /17Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
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STRATOCU CIGS AOB 5KFT SHOULD PERSIST UNTIL COVERAGE SCATTERS OUT FROM SOUTHEAST TO NORTHWEST DURING THE AFTERNOON. SOME LOCATIONS MAY SEE IFR RESTRICTIONS BRIEFLY SHORTLY BEFORE AND AFTER DAYBREAK...BUT PROBABILITY WAS NOT HIGH ENOUGH FOR TAFS AT THIS TIME. OUTLOOK...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY... OUTSIDE OF THE POSSIBILITY FOR MVFR VIS RESTRICTIONS DUE TO VALLEY FOG WEDNESDAY MORNING...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK.
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&& .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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