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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Nashville Tennessee
557 am CDT Monday Sep 22 2014


12z taf discussion.



Sky clear this morning but a few stratocu possible today as some limited
low level moisture remains. Continued cold air advection will bring brisk north
winds of 5-12 kts with gusts to 15-20 kts...with winds subsiding
after sunset.



Previous discussion... /issued 240 am CDT Monday Sep 22 2014/

Discussion...cold front has now moved completely through middle
Tennessee, with clear skies and falling temperatures. Dew points
have likewise dropped into the upper 40's at a few spots, with
even drier, cooler air poised to advect into the middle state
following yesterday's frontal passage. A large surface high centered over
the plains and upper Midwest will dominate our weather throughout
the week and into the weekend. At the same time, a broad ridge of
high pressure will develop aloft and keep dry air locked in at
least until Sunday. Both the GFS and European model (ecmwf) bring a Gulf of Mexico
low pressure system northward across the region late this weekend
or the first of next week, as there are considerable differences
regarding the timing and placement of this system. Until then,
we'll start off the week with below normal temperatures, which
will then level off near seasonal norms toward the end of the


Ohx watches/warnings/advisories...




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