Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1006 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.UPDATE...
MORNING UPDATE.

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.DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER WARM AND DRY DAY ON TAP FOR CENTRAL ALABAMA. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE HAS SHIFTED EAST OF THE AREA...SO A LIGHT SOUTHERLY WIND
WILL RETURN THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS SHOULD REACH INTO THE UPPER
70S/LOWER 80S ARE MOST LOCATIONS.

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.AVIATION...
12Z TAF DISCUSSION.

VFR CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.

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.PREV DISCUSSION...
/ISSUED 636 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015/

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL THROUGH THE ENTIRE WEEK WITH
UPPER HEIGHT RISES AND A GRADUAL WARMING TREND. A CLOSED UPPER
LOW OFF THE FLORIDA/GEORGIA COAST WILL KEEP ALABAMA ON THE WARM
AND SUBSIDENCE SIDE OF THIS SYSTEM. THE MODELS ARE HINTING AT SOME
OROGRAPHIC CONVECTION ALONG THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS BY THE END
OF THE WEEK. SOME OF THIS CONVECTION COULD WANDER INTO THE
NORTHEAST COUNTIES OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...BUT CONFIDENCE NOT HIGH
ENOUGH TO INCLUDE IN FORECAST. MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S WILL BE COMMON
AFTER WEDNESDAY.

58/ROSE

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.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
GADSDEN     80  54  81  55  81 /   0   0  10   0   0
ANNISTON    80  56  81  57  81 /   0   0  10   0   0
BIRMINGHAM  81  57  82  59  82 /   0   0  10   0   0
TUSCALOOSA  82  57  84  59  84 /   0   0   0   0   0
CALERA      81  58  82  59  82 /   0   0   0   0   0
AUBURN      79  58  79  58  79 /   0   0   0   0  10
MONTGOMERY  83  59  84  59  84 /   0   0   0   0   0
TROY        83  58  82  59  82 /   0   0   0   0  10

&&

.BMX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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