Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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FXUS64 KHUN 061736 AAC
AFDHUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1236 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.UPDATE...
FOR 18Z TAFS

&&

.DISCUSSION...
/ISSUED 933 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016/
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY THIS MORNING ARE RUNNING
ABOUT 3-5 DEGREES WARMER THAN THIS TIME YESTERDAY, WITH VALUES
ALREADY CLIMBING INTO THE LOWER 60S IN QUITE A FEW SPOTS. THE UPPER
LOW TO OUR EAST RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COOLER THAN NORMAL WEATHER
CONTINUES TO SHIFT NE UP THE E COAST, WITH ONLY A FEW CLOUDS
PINWHEELING AROUND THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE DEPARTING SYSTEM. ONE
FINAL VORT MAX WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA LATER TODAY, WITH NW WINDS
BETWEEN 10-15KTS EXPECTED (WITH GUSTS UP TO 20KTS POSSIBLE AT TIMES).
OTHERWISE, AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL TOP OUT IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S
THIS AFTERNOON UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES.

THE CURRENT FORECAST IS IN GREAT SHAPE AND HANDLES BOTH ONGOING AND
EXPECTED TRENDS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY.

WILL FRESHEN WORDING IN THE ZONES AND RESEND THEM SHORTLY.

12

&&

.AVIATION...
FOR 18Z TAFS...
VFR WEATHER SHOULD PREVAIL FOR THE TAF PERIOD. HIGH PRESSURE
MOVING IN FROM THE WEST AND LOW PRESSURE OFF OF THE EAST COAST...
HAD RESULTED IN 5-15 KT WINDS FROM THE NORTH. DAYTIME HEATING AND
MIXING HAD RESULTED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF VFR/FAIR WEATHER CUMULUS.
AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING...THE WINDS SHOULD BECOME LIGHT FROM THE
NORTH AS THE LOWER CLOUDS FADE...LEADING TO CLEAR SKIES. SURFACE
WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY 5-10 KT SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE SATURDAY
MORNING.

RSB

&&

.HUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...NONE.
TN...NONE.
&&

$$

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