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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
748 PM EDT Thu Oct 16 2014

.Near Term [Through Tonight]...
With high pressure and a dry airmass in place, tonight will
feature mostly clear skies with overnight lows mainly in the mid
to upper 40s with low to mid 50s along the immediate coast.

&&

.Aviation...
[Through 00z Saturday] VFR will prevail with winds generally less
than 10 knots.

&&

.Prev Discussion [345 PM EDT]...

.Short Term [Friday Through Saturday Night]...
Dry weather will prevail with a surface ridge centered just south
of the area and dry west-northwest flow aloft. Daytime highs will
be a bit warmer with mostly lower 80s on Friday and mid 80s on
Saturday. Overnight lows will generally be in the low to mid 50s
away from the coast with upper 50s to near 60 along the coast.


.Long Term [Sunday Through Thursday]...
Upper level troughing is expected to persist across the eastern
part of the country. The trough axis will be east of our area,
which is expected to keep us dry through the period. Temperatures
are expected to be within a few degrees of average.


.Marine...
Light winds and low seas are expected through the weekend with
high pressure the dominant feature.


.Fire Weather...
RH values will dip to around 30 percent tomorrow, but short
durations and weak winds will prevent us from reaching red flag
criteria. By Saturday, humidity will begin to increase again.


.Hydrology...
There are no flooding concerns at this time.

&&

.Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs...

Tallahassee   47  83  52  86  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
Panama City   58  82  61  84  60 /   0   0   0   0   0
Dothan        48  82  56  84  53 /   0   0   0   0   0
Albany        49  83  54  84  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
Valdosta      49  82  53  84  53 /   0   0   0   0   0
Cross City    49  83  51  85  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
Apalachicola  55  80  60  82  61 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

.TAE Watches/Warnings/Advisories...

FL...High Rip Current Risk until 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ this evening
     for Coastal Bay-Coastal Gulf.

GA...None.
AL...None.
GM...None.

&&

$$

NEAR TERM...DVD
SHORT TERM...DVD
LONG TERM...DVD
AVIATION...DVD
MARINE...DVD
FIRE WEATHER...MOORE
HYDROLOGY...CAMP






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