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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS64 KHUN 081733 AAD
AFDHUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1133 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.UPDATE...TO INCREASE WIND GUSTS.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
VERY STEEP LAPSE RATES ARE REACHING 30 TO 35 KT WINDS AROUND 850 MB.
THIS HAS SHOWN UP IN OBSERVATIONS WITH GUSTS TO BETWEEN 25 AND 30
MPH. MESOSCALE MODELS CONTINUE TO SHOW THESE WINDS THROUGH THE DAY
AND INCREASE THEM TO AROUND 40 KTS AROUND 7 PM. THUS HAVE RAISED
WINDS GUSTS TO BETWEEN 25 AND 30 MPH. SHOULD BE JUST BELOW WIND
ADVISORY CRITERIA.

KTW

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.AVIATION...
/ISSUED 1115 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/
FOR 18Z TAFS...WILL CONTINUE WITH LOWER END VFR CONDITIONS AT HSV AND
MSL DURING THE FIRST PORTION OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. HAVE ADDED IN A
MENTION OF -RASN FOR MSL AT 21Z AND AT AROUND 22Z FOR HSV. AFTER A
FEW HOURS OF DRY CONDITIONS WITH A CEILING ON THE LOWER END OF THE
VFR RANGE...WILL BRING BACK IN A -SHSN MENTION AT HSV AND MSL FROM
09Z-18Z TUESDAY AND WILL KEEP CEILINGS NEAR THE MVFR CATEGORY DURING
THIS TIME PERIOD.

TT

&&

.HUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...NONE.
TN...NONE.
&&

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