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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS62 KFFC 201932
AFDFFC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
332 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/...
COOL TEMPS IN THE SHORT TERM. A COOL AIRMASS OVER THE REGION WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE SHORT TERM WITH TEMPS TUESDAY MORNING MAINLY IN
THE 40S TO NEAR 50. EXPECTING A BIT COOLER AIR TO MOVE INTO THE AREA
AS A DRY COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE STATE LATE TONIGHT INTO
TUESDAY MORNING. THIS DRY COLD FRONT ILL JUST USHER IN A LITTLE BIT
COOLER AIRMASS TO HELP REINFORCE WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE. TEMPS
WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL BE ABOUT 2 TO 3 DEG COOLER THAN TUESDAY
MORNING. THERE WILL ALSO BE AN INCREASE IN HIGH CLOUDS ACROSS THE
REGION WITH THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE BUT NOT EXPECTING ANY PRECIPITATION.

01


.LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
NO CHANGES TO THE LONG TERM PLANNED. SEE PREVIOUS DISCUSSION BELOW..

17

LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/...
/ISSUED AT 354 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014/
LONG TERM PERIOD BEGINS WITH CLOSED UPPER LOW MOVING OFFSHORE THE
MID ATLANTIC COAST WHILE AT THE SURFACE AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
BRIDGES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WITH INFLUENCE ALL THE WAY SOUTH
THROUGH OUR AREA AND THE GULF COAST. AS STRONG UPPER HIGH BUILDS
OVER THE MID SECTION OF THE COUNTRY...LOCAL AREA WILL REMAIN IN A
DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT AND GENERALLY WEAK HIGH PRESSURE AT THE
SURFACE. WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR POTENTIAL TROPICAL/HYBRID
SYSTEMS LATE IN THE PERIOD BUT FOR NOW WILL REMAIN WITH A DRY
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

DEESE

&&

.AVIATION...
18Z UPDATE...
VFR CONDITIONS CONTINUING ACROSS THE REGION. THERE ARE SOME FEW
TO SCT CLOUDS AROUND 3500 TO 4000FT BUT THEY ARE THINNING OUT.
WINDS SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WEST TO NW IN TO THE 5-10KT RANGE
TODAY AND INTO THE 6-12KT RANGE TUE. NO PRECIPITATION OR
RESTRICTIONS TO VSBSY EXPECTED.

//ATL CONFIDENCE...18Z UPDATE...
CONFIDENCE HIGH ON ALL ELEMENTS.

01

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
ATHENS          49  75  45  69 /   0   0   0   0
ATLANTA         54  74  49  68 /   0   0   0   0
BLAIRSVILLE     46  67  38  62 /   0   0   0   0
CARTERSVILLE    46  73  42  68 /   0   0   0   0
COLUMBUS        53  78  50  74 /   0   0   0   0
GAINESVILLE     51  71  46  66 /   0   0   0   0
MACON           47  78  46  75 /   0   0   0   0
ROME            47  73  43  70 /   0   0   0   0
PEACHTREE CITY  47  75  43  70 /   0   0   0   0
VIDALIA         54  79  54  74 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.FFC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...01
LONG TERM....17
AVIATION...01





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