963  
FXUS61 KPBZ 271606  
AFDPBZ  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
1206 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
MORE RAIN IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AS ANOTHER AREA OF  
LOW PRESSURE CROSSES THE REGION. DRY WEATHER AND SEASONAL  
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BY MID WEEK.  
 

 
   
NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/
 
 
WITH NOON UPDATE, MADE MINIMAL CHANGES TO SKY COVER TO ACCOUNT  
FOR SCATTERED/BROKEN CUMULUS ACROSS THE CENTER OF THE FORECAST  
AREA. EXPECT HIGHS TODAY ABOUT 15 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE THE  
SEASONAL AVERAGES WHILE SHORTWAVE RIDGING MAINTAINS DRY WEATHER  
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
   
SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY/
 
 
BY THIS EVENING, SHOWERS WITH THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ARE  
PROJECTED OUT OF THE WEST, AND CAN BE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO  
TUESDAY BEFORE BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE IN THE WAKE OF THAT  
SYSTEMS COLD FRONT INVOKES SUPPRESSION FROM THE NORTHWEST LATER  
IN THE DAY. COOLER AND DRIER AIR MAY THUS BE ANTICIPATED FOR  
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
   
LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/
 
 
ANOTHER EMERGING PLAINS CLOSED LOW IS FORECAST TO SPREAD RAIN ACROSS  
MUCH OF THE EASTERN CONUS DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK. EXPECT  
A BRIEF PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER BEHIND THAT SYSTEM NEXT WEEKEND BEFORE  
REDETERIORATION FOR THE START OF THE WORK-WEEK. SEASONAL TEMPERATURES  
ARE EXPECTED FOR THE PERIOD.  
 

 
   
AVIATION /16Z MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/
 
 
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE  
DAY WITH MVFR CLOUD COVERAGE LIFTING SOUTH OF I 80 BY EARLY  
AFTERNOON. RESTRICTIONS WILL RETURN OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY AS  
LOW PRESSURE BRINGS ANOTHER PERIOD OF RAIN TO THE REGION.  
 
OUTLOOK...  
RESTRICTIONS ARE LIKELY AGAIN BY LATE WEEK AS ANOTHER BROAD LOW  
AFFECTS THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY.  
 

 
   
PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
MD...NONE.  
OH...NONE.  
PA...NONE.  
WV...NONE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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