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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 260508 AFDPBZ AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 1208 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014 .SYNOPSIS... WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL CLOSE THE WEEK...BUT RAIN CHANCES WILL RETURN WITH A SUNDAY COLD FRONT. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/... SBSDNC UNDR SHRTWV RIDGING ALOFT WL CONT THE DESTRUCTION OF A STRATOCU LYR OVR THE RGN THROUGH THE NGT. WITH CLEARING TWD MRNG...HAVE PERSISTED WITH A LOW TEMP FORECAST NR OR JUST UNDR THE FREEZING MARK. WARM ADVCTN AND INSOLATION WL DRIVE FRIDAY HIGHS ABOUT 10 DEGREES ABOVE THE AVGS. && .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/... WARM ADVCTN IN ADVN OF TROF CROSSING THE GREAT LAKES WL MAINTAIN MILD TEMPS ON SATURDAY...BUT RAIN CHCS WL INCRS INTO SUNDAY AS THAT SYSTEM CDFNT SWEEPS TWD THE UPR OH REGION. SUBSEQUENT COLD ADVCTN IS NOT PROGGED TO BE DECISIVE AS UPSTREAM SHRTWV MAINTAINS GENL ZONAL FLOW AND PCPN CHCS THROUGH SUNDAY NGT...WHICH IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE SIGNIFICANT GIVEN CURRENT FORECASTS OF A PROGRESSING OPEN WAVE. && .LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/... THE MAJORITY OF THE UPCOMING WEEK WILL BE DRY WITH SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WITH ZONAL FLOW OVER THE EASTERN CONUS. && .AVIATION /05Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... MDL SNDGS IND LLVL MSTR RETAINMENT UNDR A FALLING SBSDNC INVERSION. MVFR OR LOW END VFR CIGS ARE THUS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY IMPROVE INTO FRIDAY. OUTLOOK.../FRIDAY NGT THROUGH TUESDAY/... ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM WL GENERATE THE NXT CHC FOR GENL RESTRICTIONS BY SUNDAY. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...NONE. OH...NONE. PA...NONE. WV...NONE. && $$

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