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NWS Area Weather Forecast Discussion
County Warning Area [CWA]: PBZ
Regional NWS Weather Office: Pittsburgh, PA

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FXUS61 KPBZ 160053
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
853 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL END BEFORE MIDNIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVERHEAD LATE TONIGHT. WELL BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY BEFORE MODERATING FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
SNOW SHOWERS ON THE WANE AS DRIER AIR WORKS INTO REGION WITH
SURFACE RIDGE. STRATO-CU BREAKING UP QUICKLY ACROSS OHIO AND WILL
SPREAD EAST TO THE RIDGES OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS WILL END BY MIDNIGHT.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE OHIO VALLEY BY EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. WITH CLEARING LATE AND WINDS EVENTUALLY
DECOUPLED BEFORE SUNRISE...TEMPERATURES COULD FALL INTO THE HIGH
TEENS AND LOW 20`S ACROSS THE AREA. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE
BREAKING OF A RECORD LOW OF 21 AT KPIT.

HIGH PRESSURE SHOULD PROVIDE FOR A SUNNY AND DRY DAY WEDNESDAY.
WITH VERY LITTLE MIXING OF THE WARMING TEMPERATURES ALOFT...HIGHS
WILL BE BELOW NORMAL.

&&

.SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL FOR THE SHORT TERM PERIOD. LOWS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT COULD STILL FALL INTO THE 30`S BUT WARM ADVECTION
SHOULD HELP TO MODERATE TEMPERATURES CLOSER TO SEASONAL NORMALS
FOR THURSDAY.

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.LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/...
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL MOVE EAST THURSDAY NIGHT...ALLOWING A WEAK
COLD FRONT TO APPROACH THE REGION BY FRIDAY EVENING. THERE WILL NOT
BE A LOT OF MOISTURE FOR THE FRONT TO WORK WITH...BUT GOING WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS STILL APPEARS REASONABLE. ANY SHOWERS SHOULD COME
TO AN END BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN KEEP
CONDITIONS DRY UNTIL SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH ANOTHER DISTURBANCE
BRINGING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE A FEW DEGREES WITHIN NORMAL THROUGH THE EXTENDED FORECAST.

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.AVIATION /01Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
GENL VFR STRATOCU EXP ERLY TNGT. MD/UPR LVL TROFG WL BRING SCT LGT
SNW SHWRS THIS EVE BEFORE SHIFTG E. OVRNGT...SBSDNC WL INCR UNDER
BLDG HIGH PRES BRINGING CLRG SKIES AND LGT/VRB WNDS THRU WED.

.OUTLOOK.../WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/...
RSTRNS ARE PSBL WITH A FRI NGT/SAT LOW PRES ADVN AND PASSAGE.

&&

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

&&

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