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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Peachtree City Georgia
629 am EST Thursday Dec 25 2014




Previous discussion... /issued 328 am EST Thursday Dec 25 2014/

Short term /today through Friday/...
showers are finally exiting the area as the frontal boundary pushes
off the eastern Seaboard. Looks like we will finally see the sun
today as a drier airmass moves in with high pressure building in
from the Texas Gulf Coast. The high pressure becomes centered over
Georgia by 00z Friday and continues to keep the region dry through the short
term. Winds are still a bit gusty this morning but as the high
pressure builds in the pressure gradient weakens with wind speeds
expected 5kt or less. With the front pushing through cooler temperatures
expected today with highs mainly in the 50s and lows near freezing
tonight. Temperatures will rebound Friday with highs near 60 across the
area.

01

Long term /Friday night through Wednesday/...
the long term will be dominated by a west to southwest flow with
weak impulses moving through the flow. Both models agree on the
impulses but differ on timing. At this time instability will be
minimal with these systems and will therefore go wtih no thunder.
Temperatures will be near or above normal through the long term.

17

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Aviation...
12z update...
ceilings are lifting and clearing out with high pressure building
in from the SW. VFR conditions to prevail this taf set with no
precipitation or restrictions to visibilities expected. Winds will start
out of the northwest then slowly turn to the east through the taf
period. Wind speeds will be 8kt or less.

//Atl confidence...12z update...
high confidence on all elements.

01

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Athens 55 33 58 37 / 0 5 5 5
Atlanta 53 36 58 42 / 0 5 5 5
Blairsville 50 29 59 34 / 5 5 5 5
Cartersville 51 30 59 36 / 0 5 5 5
Columbus 57 36 60 44 / 0 5 5 5
Gainesville 53 34 58 39 / 0 5 5 5
Macon 58 32 60 41 / 0 5 5 5
Rome 51 30 60 34 / 0 5 5 10
Peachtree City 54 30 58 36 / 0 5 5 5
Vidalia 61 38 64 46 / 0 0 5 5

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Ffc watches/warnings/advisories...
none.
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Short term...01
long term....17
aviation...01

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