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968 FXUS61 KPBZ 260813 AFDPBZ Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 413 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018 .SYNOPSIS... Warm and humid with the chance for showers and storms through the weekend. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected late today as a shortwave crosses and triggers convection, increasing in coverage during peak heating in the late afternoon/evening. Temperatures will continue to be well above average. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY/... More of the same expected on Sunday with little change in the overall pattern or forecast. Activity looks to quiet down on Monday as broad upper level ridge begins to overspread the region. Temperatures on Monday will remain well above normal. && .LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/... Hot and humid conditions with diurnally supported convection will persist through the extended with the best chance of organized precipitation later in the week. && .AVIATION /08Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... High pres will maintain general VFR until an advancing trough spawns scattered convection on this aftn and evening. OUTLOOK... General VFR can be expected into midweek outside of isolated to scattered convection. && .PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MD...None. OH...None. PA...None. WV...None. && $$

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