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National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
625 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014

Update...
issued at 625 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014

Revised aviation discussion for 00z tafs.

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Short term...(tonight through Tuesday night)
issued at 312 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014

High confidence in the short term with very little to discuss.

In the wake of a cold frontal passage this morning, high pressure at
the surface coupled with increasing heights in the mid levels will
produce dry, cooler, and less humid conditions through the entire
short term period.

Overall a very pleasant week to look forward to, especially for
participation in outdoor activities.

Long term...(wednesday through sunday)
issued at 312 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014

One form of blocking ridge or another will be in place in one form
or another during the extended portion of this forecast period.

The closed low currently over central California will ridge up the
ridge and eventually weaken, but not before splitting the ridge
across the central U.S. The net blocking pattern will keep the weather forecast office
pah forecast area high and dry through the weekend.

As thicknesses increase under the ridge, temperatures will make a
slow 1-2 degree climb each day through the period, but still remain
at or below normal.

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Aviation...
issued at 625 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014

High pressure will bring VFR conditions to the region over the next
24 hours. A few low VFR clouds may spread into the region after
midnight tonight, with the development of scattered cumulus expected
tomorrow. Northerly winds will become light tonight then pick up to
less than 10 knots Monday.

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Pah watches/warnings/advisories...
Illinois...none.
MO...none.
In...none.
Kentucky...none.
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Short term...jp
long term...Smith
aviation...rjp

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