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|Sunrise 6:30AM||Sunset 8:18PM||Saturday August 15, 2020 3:25 AM EDT (07:25 UTC)||Moonrise 1:32AM||Moonset 5:04PM||Illumination 14%|
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Area Discussion for - Pittsburgh, PA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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Area Forecast Discussion . UPDATED National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 1256 AM EDT Sat Aug 15 2020
SYNOPSIS. Crossing low pressure will bring showers and some storms to the area today. The bulk of the activity will cross the southern half of the region. Most of Sunday looks dry before a cold front will bring another shot of showers/storms late in the day.
NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/. Overnight period in good shape. Just some cosmetic changes to the PoPs to better represent latest model guidance.
Surface low pressure, and a shortwave trough propagating eastward, will provide large scale ascent across the area today, increasing the risk for showers and isolated storms. Models continue to point to the highest probability of substantial rainfall to lie south of Pittsburgh in close proximity to the surface wave. Still seeing large discrepancies in the model data on rainfall amounts, but ensemble probabilities continue to shift the heaviest QPF well to the south of the forecast area. Highest PoPs will remain south of PIT today, focused around the Mason-Dixon line.
SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/. Shortwave trough will slowly drift eastward tonight, and rainfall will quickly shift to the east, conglomerating around surface cyclogenesis off the VA coast.
Brief ridging will take place on Sunday as another shortwave trough digs into the upper Midwest and drags a weak surface cold front eastward.
Most of Sunday looks dry under increased subsidence.
The cold front will move through late Sunday night, and may offer a few showers prior to its passage.
The surface front will be well east of the area Monday morning as the shortwave trough axis passes through. Clouds will decrease Monday morning, but another weak wave in the zonal flow aloft will bring clouds back into the region late in the day.
LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/. A cold front will bring the risk for showers and storms Monday night.
High pressure and a relaxed height pattern will support dry conditions through the rest of the long term.
AVIATION /06Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. Low pres will advance northeastward early this morning and degrade conditions mainly south of PIT. Depending on saturation timing, ceilings may maintain VFR til mid-mrng, but will likely fall rapidly to MVFR to the south of PIT as rain becomes prevalent. Low lvl moisture should be more limited near PIT and ports N, with VFR expected despite sct shra.
Outlook. Restrictions are likely south of PIT into Sunday as the low slowly tracks eastward.
PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MD . None. OH . None. PA . None. WV . None.
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|Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh International Airport, PA||9 mi||35 min||E 3||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||75°F||63°F||66%||1014.3 hPa|
|Pittsburgh - Allegheny County Airport, PA||10 mi||33 min||ESE 3||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||74°F||64°F||71%||1014.1 hPa|
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Wind History from PIT (wind in knots)
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