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FXUS61 KPBZ 230117
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
917 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will maintain warm and dry weather into the
middle of next week.

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.NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM SATURDAY MORNING/...
No changes were needed to the warm and dry forecast as stacked
high pressure will remain over the region.

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.SHORT TERM /6 AM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/...
Upper-level ridge will build further, while slowly shifting
eastward over the region. This will keep the forecast dry and
warm through the early part of next week. Highs will regularly
push near the 90 degree mark across the lower terrain.

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.LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/...
Models continue to insist on a pattern shift for the latter half
of next week. A lthough a generally dry frontal passage is
indicated, warm weather will be interrupted as high temperature
about 15 degrees above seasonal levels is moderated back toward
the averages.

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.AVIATION /01Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
High pressure will maintain light wind and VFR, with exception
for peri-dawn fog.

.Outlook...
General restrictions are not expected until the approach of a
cold front during the middle of next week.

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.PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MD...None.
OH...None.
PA...None.
WV...None.

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