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000 FXUS61 KPBZ 181118 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 718 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will result in dry weather and a warming trend into the weekend. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/...
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No changes necessary this morning with high pressure fully in control. Slight moderation is expected in temperature today with plenty of insolation and weak warm advection.
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&& .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY/... Dry weather continues through the period as high pressure remains in control. Temperatures will rise back above normal levels. && .LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/... Eastern CONUS ridge will persist through the weekend. This leads to a continuation of the dry and warm pattern. The next chance of rain arrives Sunday night/Monday with a cold front. A troughing pattern may then set up by Tuesday with continued shower chances and temperatures near normal. && .AVIATION /11Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... VFR and light winds are expected through the TAF period under high pressure. .Outlook... No widespread restrictions expected under high pressure. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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