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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 250911
AFDPBZ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
511 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
NEAR SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES THROUGH SUNDAY WITH ONLY A STRAY
SHOWER THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM WELL ABOVE AVERAGE
MONDAY AND TUESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT.

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.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
EARLY MORNING UPDATE TO HOURLY TEMPERATURES AND SKY GRIDS. AREA
OF STRATUS HAS QUICKLY MOVED EAST TO THE RIDGES WITH HIGH AND MID
CLOUDS FOLLOWING BEHIND. CLOUDS HAVE KEPT MIN TEMPS UP A BIT AND
HAVE ADJUSTED TOWARD CURRENT READINGS. REMAINDER SAME.

WEAK SHORTWAVE HEADING EAST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WILL BE
MOISTURE STARVED WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS FROM PITTSBURGH NORTH.
OTHERWISE MID AND HIGH CLOUDS WILL SWING ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
THE DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL RECOVER INTO THE LOW AND MID 60S THIS
AFTERNOON. DRIER AND COOLER AIR WORKS IN TONIGHT WITH HIGH
PRESSURE AND CLEARING SKIES.

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.SHORT TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR AVERAGE SUNDAY WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AS LOW PRESSURE SPINS ACROSS EASTERN CANADA. RIDGE AXIS WILL
BE ACROSS REGION SUNDAY NIGHT WITH CLEAR SKIES AND COOL TEMPERATURES.
AS HIGH SHIFTS EAST MONDAY WARM ADVECTION WILL BEGIN AS LOW LEVEL
FLOW TURNS SOUTHWEST. THIS WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY WITH GRADIENT AND
WARM ADVECTION INCREASING AHEAD OF A FAIRLY STRONG COLD FRONT
PUSHING MAX TEMPS INTO THE 70S. AS FRONT APPROACHES LATE DAY
TUESDAY A FEW SHOWERS WILL WORK INTO EASTERN OHIO TOWARD SUNSET.

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.LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/...
COLD FRONT WILL RACE ACROSS REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND HAVE GONE
WITH LIKELY POPS FOR SHOWERS WITH FRO PA AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH.
FAIRLY QUIET WEATHER FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH WEAK SURFACE
RIDGE STRETCHED ACROSS THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY. BY FRIDAY DEEPENING
UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND DEVELOPING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING
SHOWERS BACK TO THE REGION FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER CONDITIONS FOR
THE START OF NEXT WEEKEND.

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.AVIATION /09Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
FR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS WITH MID AND HIGH CLOUDS
PASSING FROM TIME TO TIME. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL PROVIDE
AN INCREASE IN SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SURFACE WINDS BY LATE MORNING WITH
GUSTS OF 25 TO 30KITS LIKELY. A BRIEF PERIOD OF MVFR CIGS WITH
FRONTAL PASSAGE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. WINDS
WILL STAY GUSTY THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

OUTLOOK.../SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

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