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FXUS62 KTBW 191416
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
916 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.UPDATE...
A STRONG UPPER LEVEL JET EXTENDING FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS NORTHEAST
TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT INTERVALS OF HIGH
CLOUDS ACROSS THE REGION THE REMAINDER OF TODAY RESULTING IN PARTLY
SUNNY SKIES AS WEAK SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MAINTAINS DRY AND STABLE
CONDITIONS. THE HIGH CLOUDS SHOULD HOLD TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
60S TO AROUND 70 DURING THE AFTERNOON ACROSS THE NATURE COAST WHERE
THE HIGH CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE THICKEST...WITH LOWER TO MID 70S
CENTRAL AND SOUTH. CURRENT FORECAST IS ON TRACK WITH NO MORNING
UPDATE REQUIRED AT THIS TIME.

&&

.AVIATION...
SOME BRIEF MVFR VISIBILITIES FROM PATCHY SHALLOW FOG MAY AFFECT THE
TERMINALS BETWEEN 09-13Z SATURDAY MORNING OTHERWISE VFR WITH
INTERVALS OF HIGH CLOUDS AOA 200 WILL BE THE RULE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. NORTHEAST WINDS IN THE 5 TO 7 KNOT RANGE WILL BECOME
SOUTHWEST TO WEST AFTER 19Z...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KNOTS
AFTER 01Z TONIGHT.

&&

.MARINE...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH
SATURDAY KEEPING WINDS NORTHEAST TO EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS. ON
SUNDAY...LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN THE GULF AND MOVE SLOWLY
NORTHEAST TO THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON MONDAY AND TO OFF THE MID-
ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BE
APPROACHING THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. NO
CHANGES EXPECTED IN THE LATE MORNING FORECAST ISSUANCE.

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GULF WATERS...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION...57/MCMICHAEL
MARINE...11/MCKAUGHAN
DECISION SUPPORT...18/FLEMING







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