FXUS61 KPBZ 231012
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
512 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017
Dry weather can then be expected until the approach of the next
front on Saturday.
.NEAR TERM /THROUGH FRIDAY/...
Surface high pressure will result in dry conditions, relatively
light winds, and temperatures several degrees below normal as
upper troughing keeps cool conditions in place. Temperatures
will recover back to near normal by Friday.
.SHORT TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY/...
A weak front will pass through the forecast area Saturday. Light
precipitation will accompany the front followed by scattered
snow showers along and north of the I-80 corridor into Sunday
.LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
High pressure will be the dominant feature Sunday and through
the first part of next week...resulting in dry conditions and a
warming trend in temperatures. The next system is progged to
impact the region in the middle of next week.
.AVIATION /10Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
VFR to MVFR stratocu mainly N-E of PIT should continue to erode
early this morning overnight under building surface high
pressure and backing wind. VFR is expected through the rest of
the TAF period, though a crossing upper trough above the
surface high should result in an increase in mid and high
clouds, before clearing occurs tonight as the trough exits.
Restriction potential returns with a Sat cold front, and
subsequent cold NW flow and upper troughing through early Sun.
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