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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS64 KHUN 241723 AAC
AFDHUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1223 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.UPDATE...
FOR 18Z TAFS

&&

.DISCUSSION...
/ISSUED 1128 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014/
QUIET AND TRANQUIL WX CONDITIONS PREVAIL ACROSS THE CNTRL TN VALLEY
THIS LATE FRI MORNING...WITH ANY LINGERING SPOTTY CLOUD COVER JUST
ABOUT CLR OF NE AL. THICKER LOW CLOUDS OVER THE MIDWEST STATES
ASSOCIATED WITH AN EMBEDDED UPPER TROUGH AXIS MOVING EWD TOWARD THE
MID/SRN ATLANTIC STATES LOOK TO REMAIN N OF THE LOCAL AREA INTO THE
AFTERNOON HRS...AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE ENCOUNTERS DRIER AIR IN PLACE
ACROSS THE REGION BELOW H7. AT THE SFC...HIGH PRESSURE LAYERED FROM
THE OH VALLEY SWWD INTO THE LOWER MS VALLEY LOOKS TO WEAKEN AND DROP
SWD...AS ANOTHER WEAK REINFORCING FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION FROM
THE NW. NEVERTHELESS...WITH THE SFC RIDGE IN PLACE COUPLED WITH A
BROAD UPPER RIDGE PATTERN DEVELOPING ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS INTO THE
WRN GULF REGION...AFTERNOON TEMPS SHOULD HAVE LITTLE TROUBLE CLIMBING
INTO THE LOWER 70S RANGE FOR MOST LOCATIONS. A PERSISTENT LIGHT NLY
FETCH AT THE SFC THOUGH MAY INHIBIT TEMPS LATER TODAY FROM INCREASING
MORE INTO THE MID 70S...ESPECIALLY WITH THE CENTER OF THE SFC HIGH SE
OF THE AREA. IN ANY CASE...OTHER THAN LOWERING AFTERNOON HIGHS A
DEGREE OR TWO...ALONG WITH REFRESHING SOME OF THE CURRENT GRIDS...NO
MAJOR CHANGES ARE NEEDED TO THE FORECAST GRIDS/PACKAGE AT THIS POINT.

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&&

.AVIATION...
FOR 18Z TAFS...VFR CONDS ARE GENERALLY XPCTED THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD.
ONLY EXCEPTION MAY BE SOME -BR/MVFR VIS AROUND THE KMSL TERMINAL
DURING THE EARLY MORNING HRS SAT.

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&&

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

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AT WEATHER.GOV/HUNTSVILLE.



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