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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS62 KJAX 240036
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
836 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.UPDATE...SHORT WAVE RIDGING IS LOCATED OVER THE AREA AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER THE TN VALLEY INTO THE LOWER MS
VALLEY. WATER VAPOR SHOWS UPPER LEVEL MOISTURE BEGINNING TO SPREAD
EWD INTO OUR GA ZONES AND ANTICIPATE AN INCREASE IN HIGH CLOUDS TO
MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE NRN HALF OF THE
CWA THROUGH EARLY FRI MORNING. BY THE TIME HIGH CLOUDS THICKEN
SUFFICIENTLY...MIN TEMPS WILL LIKELY HAVE FALLEN TO THE MID AND
UPPER 40S FOR INLAND AREAS...AND LOWER TO MID 50S COAST. WINDS
TONIGHT NEAR CALM INLAND AND LIGHT NLY FLOW ALONG THE COASTAL
AREAS WITH SFC HIGH PRES LOCATED NW OF THE REGION. OTHER THAN
SLIGHT TWEAKS TO TEMPS AND SKY CONDITION NEXT 24 HRS NO CHANGES
ARE REQUIRED.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR. LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT AND NELY WINDS 5-10 KT ON
FRIDAY WITH AN INCREASE IN HIGH CLOUDS EXPECTED. FEW-SCT STRATOCU
ANTICIPATED FRIDAY AROUND 2500-4000 FT.

&&

.MARINE...FORECAST ON TRACK WITH N-NE WINDS NEAR 10 KT AND SEAS
OF 2-4 FT. MAINLY SHORT PERIOD WIND-WAVES AT 6 SECONDS OR LESS.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK INTO THE WEEKEND WITH NE FLOW.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  44  78  48  77 /   0   0   0   0
SSI  53  75  56  75 /   0   0   0   0
JAX  47  77  52  77 /   0   0   0   0
SGJ  57  76  58  76 /   0   0   0   0
GNV  48  78  50  79 /   0   0   0   0
OCF  51  79  51  79 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...NONE.
&&

$$

SHASHY/NELSON/GUILLET




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