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Area forecast discussion...updated 
National Weather Service Birmingham Alabama
648 am CDT Tuesday may 5 2015

Update...
for 12z aviation.

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Discussion...

A benign weather pattern will continue through the rest of the
week with relatively high 500mb heights in place. Temperatures
should not vary much from day to day...though a bit of a warming
trend should occur from Thursday through Saturday as a 500mb ridge
amplifies in response to a trough across the plains. Some spots
across the southern part of the area could touch the 90 degree
mark. The next chance of rain could come on Monday into Tuesday as
the plains trough shifts eastward.

87/Grantham

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Aviation...
12z taf discussion.

Some minor MVFR visibilities this morning and these should
rebound to VFR over the next couple of hours as mixing gets going
and things warm up. Some scattered clouds around 7-8 kft are possible
during the day today as well as we heat up. Otherwise...the only
issue will be slightly higher winds during the daytime with a few
gusts not out of the question...more so at the southern tafs...ie
mgm/toi. East Coast high pressure remains to the east of the state
over the Atlantic with elongated ridging into the Carolinas and
east to southeast winds expected today across central Alabama.
These diurnal winds are expected to lighten around sunset.

08/mk

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Gadsden 82 53 82 54 85 / 0 0 0 0 0
Anniston 83 56 82 56 85 / 0 0 0 0 0
Birmingham 83 58 83 59 85 / 0 0 0 0 0
Tuscaloosa 84 58 84 59 86 / 0 0 0 0 0
Calera 83 57 83 59 85 / 0 0 0 0 0
Auburn 81 57 81 59 84 / 0 0 0 0 0
Montgomery 84 59 85 61 87 / 0 0 0 0 0
Troy 83 59 84 60 86 / 0 0 0 0 0

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Bmx watches/warnings/advisories...
none.

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87/08

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