Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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FXUS66 KSEW 272201
AFDSEW

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 PM PDT MON JUL 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD UPPER RIDGE WILL BRING DRY AND WARMER WEATHER
THIS WEEK.

&&

.SHORT TERM...UPPER HEIGHTS WILL RISE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
THURSDAY WITH DRYING AT THE LOW LEVELS. THERE WILL BE SOME LINGERING
LOW LEVEL MOISTURE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FOR PARTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. THESE CLOUDS SHOULD BURN OFF TUESDAY FOR A MOSTLY SUNNY
AFTERNOON. HIGHS WILL WARM SEVERAL DEGREES TUESDAY...THEN A FEW MORE
DEGREES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SHOULD BE
SUNNY WITH MORNING LOW CLOUDS AND FOG LIMITED TO JUST A FEW VALLEY
LOCATIONS. SCHNEIDER

.LONG TERM...A BROAD UPPER RIDGE WILL BE IN CONTROL FRIDAY THROUGH
MONDAY. THERE ARE NO EXPECTED MARINE PUSHES OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT
AND IT LOOKS LIKE AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF WARM AND SUNNY WEATHER.
SCHNEIDER

&&

.AVIATION...AN UPPER RIDGE WILL PREVAIL OVER THE REGION THRU
TONIGHT. CONTD NLY FLOW ALOFT AND LOW LEVEL ONSHORE FLOW. VFR
CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER MOST THE AREA THRU TONIGHT.
ANTICIPATE AREAS OF LIFR CIGS TO DEVELOP OVER THE COAST AFTER
0600 UTC.

KSEA...VFR. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

&&

.MARINE...HIGH PRES OFFSHORE WITH LOWER PRES E OF THE CASCADES WILL
KEEP THE FLOW ONSHORE THROUGH THU...ALTHOUGH THE FLOW WILL BECOME
BRIEFLY OFFSHORE OR NORTHERLY WED NIGHT.

&&

.SEW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WA...NONE.
PZ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CENTRAL AND EAST STRAIT.

&&

$$

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