Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Columbia SC
635 am EDT Wednesday Oct 22 2014
dry weather will continue through early next week.
Near term /through tonight/...
cold front currently pushing off the coast. Upper and surface lows
to our NE combined with high pressure to our northwest will provide a
continued feed of cooler and drier air into the region.
Short term /Thursday through Thursday night/...
upper and surface lows to our NE will gradually shift to the NE
while weak high pressure builds southeast into our region. Dry conditions
will continue. Best chance for light winds and good radiational
cooling conditions appears will take place Thursday nt/early Friday
morning...with patchy frost possible in some of the normally
Long term /Friday through Tuesday/...
upper troughiness to continue along the East Coast...providing a
continued dry northwest flow aloft. A weak dry reinforcing front expected
to come late Sat...followed by another dry high pressure air mass
to build into the region sun into early next week.
Aviation /12z Wednesday through Sunday/...
VFR conditions expected through the period.
High pressure...clear skies...good VFR today with northwest winds
around 10kt after daybreak becoming light northwest this evening.
Extended aviation outlook...
no impacts to aviation expected.