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|Sunrise 7:34AM||Sunset 4:55PM||Sunday December 15, 2019 5:00 AM EST (10:00 UTC)||Moonrise 8:35PM||Moonset 10:39AM||Illumination 86%|
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Area Discussion for - Pittsburgh, PA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS61 KPBZ 150936 AFDPBZ
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 436 AM EST Sun Dec 15 2019
SYNOPSIS. Scattered snow showers should end today as high pressure builds in. A wintry mix of precipitation is expected tonight through Tuesday with crossing low pressure.
NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/. Scattered rain/snow showers should end as broad upper troughing flattens, and sfc high pressure builds in. Some in the cloud cover are possible this afternoon under the building high, though significant clearing is not expected. Below average temperatures are expected.
SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/. An initial shortwave ahead of a Central CONUS trough is progged to approach and cross the region tonight and Monday. Snow is expected initially, with critical thicknesses and model sounding indicating the precip should mix with or change to a period of freezing rain roughly along and south of I 70 by Monday morning in warm, moist advection. Issued a Winter Weather Advisory in this location in coordination with surrounding NWS offices. Areas further north should stay snow, before a mix/change to rain occurs. A brief period of freezing rain is possible Monday morning, though sfc temperatures should be rising by the time this change occurs, so did not include any additional areas in the advisory at this time.
Garrett county should see more prolonged freezing rain through the day Monday, with a later ending time to the advisory there. More snow is also expected, with 2-4 inches across the higher terrain of Garrett county. Elsewhere an inch or two is expected in the advisory area, with an inch or less for areas further north.
The Central CONUS trough is expected to track east Monday and Tuesday as a sfc low moves across the TN and OH Valley regions. Additional shortwave support and moist advection should increase precip coverage later in the day Monday and Monday night. Much of the area should see rain through locations N of PIT could also see a wintry mix as temps aloft warm, but the sfc temps remain cold. Precip should become light and change to mainly snow Tuesday in cold advection behind the exiting sfc low.
LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. Snow shower chances continue Wednesday with cold NW flow and a crossing upper trough. Generally dry weather is then expected through the Friday under a building ridge ahead of a wrn CONUS trough. Slight chances for precip return Saturday as the trough approaches.
AVIATION /09Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/. Widespread MVFR conditions are expected through much of Sunday with low level moisture under a temperature inversion. FKL and DUJ should continue to see IFR cigs through early morning. Broad upper troughing should also support scattered snow/rain showers tonight.
A return to VFR is expected by late afternoon/early evening as high pressure briefly builds in. Mixing and a sufficient temperature gradient should maintain wind gusts through late this afternoon. IFR in snow is expected again late Sunday night with approaching low pressure.
Outlook. Restrictions are likely Mon and Tue with crossing low pressure.
PBZ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MD . Winter Weather Advisory from 9 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Monday for MDZ001. OH . Winter Weather Advisory from 9 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Monday for OHZ057>059-068-069. PA . Winter Weather Advisory from 9 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Monday for PAZ031-075-076. WV . Winter Weather Advisory from 9 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Monday for WVZ003-004-012-021-509>514.
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|Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh International Airport, PA||9 mi||70 min||W 7||7.00 mi||Overcast||38°F||33°F||83%||1008.2 hPa|
|Pittsburgh - Allegheny County Airport, PA||10 mi||68 min||W 13 G 19||5.00 mi||Fog/Mist||38°F||34°F||86%||1007.9 hPa|
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