Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1145 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.UPDATE...
EVENING UPDATE.

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.DISCUSSION...

THE STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS THAT CAME THROUGH EARLIER THIS EVENING
ARE NOW WELL TO THE EAST OF THE AREA AS MID-LEVEL DRY AIR MOVES IN
FROM THE WEST. CURRENT WATER VAPOR IMAGERY INDICATES A SIGNIFICANTLAYER
OF MID AND UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR MOVING INTO CENTRAL ALABAMA. AT THE
SURFACE...THE COLD FRONT IS STILL LOCATED WELL TO THE NORTH ACROSS
NORTHERN TENNESSE AND NORTHERN ARKANSAS. THERE IS AN AREA OF
SHOWERS AND STORMS ALONG THIS FRONT BUT EXPECT THIS ACTIVITY WILL
PASS OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. EVEN IF IT MOVES OVER THE AREA...EXPECT
THE DRIER AIR WILL CAUSE THE ACTIVITY TO DIMINISH QUICKLY. PLENTY
OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE REMAINS IN PLACE AFTER WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. DUE TO THIS...WENT AHEAD AND ADDED
PATCHY FOG TO THE FORECAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. ALREADY SEEING SOME
VISIBILITIES IN THE 6-7 MILE RANGE AND EXPECT THESE TO CONDITION
TO DROP TONIGHT.

05/MA

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.AVIATION... 00Z TAF DISCUSSION.

UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...FOG AND LOW CIGS ARE DEVELOPING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE FAR SOUTH AND THE FAR NORTH. WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED
TO AROUND 4-7KTS. A MOIST LOW LEVEL LAYER REMAINS ACROSS THE AREA
WITH WEAK LIFT...AND WITH MOIST SURFACE CONDITIONS AT ALL
SITES...EXPECT LOW CLOUDS AND FOG AT ALL TERMINALS OVERNIGHT...WITH
IFR EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED LIFR. WINDS TURN TO THE NORTHWEST BY
SUNDAY MID DAY AND INCREASE TO AROUND 12KTS DURING THE AFTERNOON
WITH CLEAR SKIES.


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