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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
718 am EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Synopsis...
high pressure will result in dry weather and a warming trend
into the weekend.

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Near term /until 6 PM this evening/...
no changes necessary this morning with high pressure fully in
control. Slight moderation is expected in temperature today
with plenty of insolation and weak warm advection.

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Short term /6 PM this evening through Friday/...
dry weather continues through the period as high pressure
remains in control. Temperatures will rise back above normal
levels.

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Long term /Friday night through Tuesday/...
eastern Continental U.S. Ridge will persist through the weekend. This
leads to a continuation of the dry and warm pattern. The next
chance of rain arrives Sunday night/Monday with a cold front. A
troughing pattern may then set up by Tuesday with continued
shower chances and temperatures near normal.

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Aviation /11z Wednesday through Sunday/...
VFR and light winds are expected through the taf period under
high pressure.



Outlook...
no widespread restrictions expected under high pressure.

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Pbz watches/warnings/advisories...
Maryland...none.
Ohio...none.
PA...none.
WV...none.

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