Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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733 FXUS61 KILN 180532 AFDILN Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wilmington OH 132 AM EDT Sun Mar 18 2018 .SYNOPSIS... High pressure will begin to build into the region tonight. It will provide dry weather Sunday and Sunday night, before another area of low pressure brings precipitation to the region Monday into Wednesday. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM THIS MORNING/... Clouds will continue to clear from the north through the night. Forecast lows still look reasonable. && .SHORT TERM /6 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH 6 PM MONDAY/... High pressure will provide sunny skies for Sunday. Abundant solar insolation will actually allow temperature to push a few degrees above normal, topping out in the lower to mid 50s. The region will remain dry Sunday night, as the high pressure center moves to the east and the next low pressure system begins to develop in the plains. A few high clouds should start to affect the region. Lows will be warmer ranging from the lower 30s in the north to the upper 30s south. && .LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/... An upper level disturbance will approach the area at the start of the long term period. Precipitation will start out in the form of rain, however as colder air begins to work into the region Monday night precipitation will begin to changeover to snow. There is the potential for an axis of some accumulating snow Monday night. There are still some model differences with this however and therefore have decided to leave out of the HWO at this time. While precipitation may decrease some during the day on Tuesday another upper level disturbance and surface low approach the region from the south and therefore additional precipitation is expected Tuesday night into Wednesday. Went cooler than the blends on Wednesday with northerly flow. Due to this expect additional potential for accumulating snow Tuesday night into Wednesday. Dry conditions will then move into the region Wednesday night into Friday. Another system moves into the region for the weekend. Went lower than the blends again for temperatures across the north on Saturday due to cool easterly flow with precipitation and cloud cover. && .AVIATION /06Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
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Low clouds continue to clear from the north this evening as surface high pressure sags south. During the day today surface high pressure will move in allowing for light and variable winds. VFR conditions expected through the issuance. OUTLOOK...MVFR ceilings and visibilities are possible from Monday night through Wednesday.
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