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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Birmingham Alabama
423 PM CDT Monday Oct 20 2014

Discussion...

An upper-level trough axis is passing through this afternoon. This
system has been starved for moisture with showers evaporating as
they move into much drier air across the Tennessee Valley. Skies
should remain mostly clear tonight with light northerly winds as
surface high pressure starts to move southward. Temperatures will
fall quickly this evening and end up in the upper 40s to around 50
by daybreak on Tuesday.

The upper trough is expected to amplify across the middle-Atlantic
region and eventually become closed by Wednesday. This will keep
our area under the influence of northerly flow and surface high
pressure for several days with cool nights and mild afternoons. An
upper-level ridge should amplify across the western U.S. By the
end of the week which could cause a shortwave to dig southward
across our area...but for now moisture return is expected to be
insufficient for rainfall.

87/Grantham

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Aviation...
18z taf discussion.

VFR conds expected through the period. An upper level short wave
trough will pass through the area...producing scattered-broken middle level clouds
..mainly across north Alabama.

Note...the National Weather Service will continue issuing seasonal
terminal forecasts for the Talladega Municipal Airport (kasn) in
Talladega...Alabama through the 23rd of October.

58/rose

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Gadsden 46 73 44 69 39 / 0 0 0 0 0
Anniston 50 74 45 69 41 / 0 0 0 0 0
Birmingham 49 75 46 70 42 / 0 0 0 0 0
Tuscaloosa 49 77 48 72 42 / 0 0 0 0 0
Calera 51 75 48 71 43 / 0 0 0 0 0
Auburn 53 76 49 70 46 / 0 0 0 0 0
Montgomery 50 81 48 74 44 / 0 0 0 0 0
Troy 48 81 49 73 43 / 0 0 0 0 0

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Bmx watches/warnings/advisories...
none.

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87/58

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