Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 190042
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
742 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.UPDATE...
WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED ACROSS NE FL/SE
GA TONIGHT WITH ZONAL FLOW ALOFT CONTINUING TO BRING PERIODS OF
HIGH CLOUDS AT TIMES...SO WILL KEEP A PARTLY CLOUDY SKY FORECAST
IN PLACE. SEASONABLY COOL MIN TEMPS NEAR 40 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED
INLAND ALONG WITH LOWER/MIDDLE 40S ALONG THE COAST. SOME LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE POOLING ACROSS THE BIG BEND REGION OVERNIGHT MAY LEAD TO
SOME PATCHY FOG ALONG THE I-75 CORRIDOR OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA FROM
LIVE OAK/LAKE CITY SOUTHWARD TO GAINESVILLE/OCALA IN THE 3AM-9AM
TIME FRAME. THIS IS IN AGREEMENT WITH HI-RES MODEL VISIBILITY
OUTPUT FROM THE NARRE/HRRR WHICH ARE SHOWING SOME LOW PROBS FOR
DENSE FOG...BUT FOR NOW WILL JUST ADD IN A SMALL AREA OF PATCHY
FOG WITH MAINLY 1-5 MILE VSBYS EXPECTED...SIMILAR TO EARLY THIS
MORNING. ON FRIDAY...MID/HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO
INCREASE ACROSS NE FL/SE GA AHEAD OF DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE OVER
THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO AND SEASONABLE MID DECEMBER TEMPS IN
THE 60S WILL CONTINUE WITH LIGHT NORTHEAST WINDS AT THE SURFACE.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDS EXCEPT FOR A BRIEF PERIOD OF MVFR VSBYS POSSIBLE AT
KGNV/KVQQ AROUND SUNRISE.

&&

.MARINE...
LIGHT OFFSHORE FLOW WITH FLAT CONDS TONIGHT WITH WINDS VEERING TO
THE NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS ON FRIDAY. SEAS GENERALLY 2 FT OR LESS.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  39  64  47  62 /   0  10  40  50
SSI  46  63  53  61 /   0  10  20  50
JAX  41  67  50  68 /   0  10  10  30
SGJ  43  65  52  67 /   0   0  10  20
GNV  42  69  48  71 /   0   0  10  20
OCF  40  70  50  73 /   0   0  10  10

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...NONE.
&&

$$

HESS/STRUBLE/WALKER



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