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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 280818 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 418 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014 .SYNOPSIS... A COOLER AND DRIER END TO THE WEEK. WARMTH...HUMIDITY...AND THE RISK FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS RETURNS FOR THE WEEKEND. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE A SEASONABLY COOL AND COMFORTABLE DAY. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM...BUT CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN COMFORTABLE. HIGH WILL DRIFT EASTWARD SATURDAY ALLOWING FOR A STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW IN THE LOWER LEVELS. HUMIDITY AND TEMPERATURES WILL RISE AND AN AFTERNOON SHOWER OR STORM CAN`T BE RULED OUT. && .LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... SVRL DISTURBANCES EMBEDDED IN ZONAL FLOW ALOFT WL KEEP OCNL SHWR AND TSTM CHCS THRU MUCH OF THE LONG TERM PD. THE BEST CHCS FOR PCPN WL BE WITH STRONGER WAVES SUN AND TWD MID WK. TEMPS SHOULD AVG SVRL DEG ABV THE SEASONAL LVLS. && .AVIATION /08Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... SCT SHWRS AND TSTMS IN VCNTY OF MGW WL CEASE WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE LTR THIS EVE. DRY ADVCTN AND SBSDNC UNDR BLDG HIGH PRES WL ENSURE GENL VFR THROUGH THURSDAY FOR MOST PORTS...BUT MRNG FOG AND ST MAY PLAGUE SRN TERMINALS WHERE RESIDUAL MSTR MAY LINGER AS THE FRONT SLOWS. OUTLOOK.../THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... ADVNG GREAT LAKES LOW PRES WL SPAWN PSBL RESTRICTIONS AGAIN BY SUNDAY. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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