Short Term Forecast

By: NWS
By: NWS

SHORT TERM (TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY)...DEEP LAYER RIDGING WILL
DOMINATE THE SOUTHEAST WITH THE LOCAL AREA RESIDING ON THE SOUTHERN
EDGE OF THE SURFACE HIGH. THIS WILL RESULT IN AN EASTERLY FLOW
REGIME REGIONWIDE. THE LOCAL 4KM WRF DEVELOPS SOME CONVECTION ACROSS
OUR EXTREME EASTERN ZONES WHERE EASTERLY FLOW AND ENHANCED MOISTURE
ARE PRESENT. DRIER AIR WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE WESTERN PANHANDLE OF
FL...SOUTHEASTERN AL...AND SOUTHWESTERN GA LIMITING ANY SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY FOR THESE LOCATIONS. MAX TEMPS ARE EXPECTED TO
CLIMB INTO THE LOW TO MID 90S ONCE AGAIN TODAY. ON THURSDAY...DEEP
LAYER RIDGING AMPLIFIES BETWEEN EAST AND WEST COAST TROFS. THE
SURFACE REFLECTION OF THE EAST COAST TROF CENTERS ITSELF ACROSS NOVA
SCOTIA BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH ITS ASSOCIATED FRONT CREEPING INTO
THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. LOCALLY...A SLUG OF DRY AIR FORECAST TO LAY
OUT ACROSS THE REGION...THIS...COUPLED WITH DEEP LAYER RIDGING
SHOULD KEEP MOST OF THE AREA DRY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A FEW SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF I-10 WHERE THE DRIER AIR IS LIMITED. MAX
TEMPS WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID 90S FOR THURSDAY. BY FRIDAY...DEEP
LAYER RIDGING CONTINUES TO AMPLIFY ACROSS THE EASTERN U.S. BETWEEN
THE WEST COAST TROF FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS...AND
THE EAST COAST TROF EXITING THE EASTERN U.S. PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED
SURFACE LOW CONTINUES TO SPIN ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA WITH ITS ASSOCIATED
FRONT SLIDING SLOWLY SOUTH. THIS BOUNDARY IS FORECAST TO LAY OUT
ALONG OUR NORTHERN CWA. WITH LESS DRY AIR IN PLACE AND THIS WEAK
BOUNDARY TO OUR NORTH EXPECT A SLIGHT INCREASE IN CONVECTION
REGIONWIDE. ONCE AGAIN...HIGHS ARE FORECAST TO REACH" onClick="return popup(this, 'notes')">REACH THE MID 90S.
MORNING LOWS THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD WILL REMAIN IN THE LOWER 70S
PROVIDING A NICE BREAK FROM THE AFTERNOON HEAT.


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