Scientific Forecaster Discussion
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Area forecast discussion...updated
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
1253 am EDT Mon Sep 16 2019
a passing shower is possible today as a weak cold front crosses the
region. Dry weather and warm temperature is expected for the rest of
Near term /through Monday/...
only change to the overnight period was to increase cloud cover.
A passing shower cannot be ruled out today as a weak cold front
crosses the region. There will be little to no upper level support
with the surface boundary and most, if not all, of the deeper
moisture lies behind it in the cooler air.
Increased cloud cover will help to keep temperatures near seasonal
Short term /Monday night through Wednesday/...
dry weather will return through midweek as sfc high pressure builds
in behind the front and ridge building aloft commences.
Long term /Wednesday night through Sunday/...
ridging will remain over the Ohio River valley region into the
weekend. This will continue the trend for dry weather with above
Aviation /03z Monday through Friday/...
general VFR can be expected although mid and upper level cloudiness
will be prevalent through most of the period.
a brief period of MVFR cigs are possible this evening and into early
Tuesday. VFR is then anticipated for the rest of the week as high