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By: NWS
By: NWS

SYNOPTIC FEATURES THIS THIS AFTERNOON INCLUDE A 1036 MB HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED IN SOUTHERN CANADA NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR WITH RIDGING EXTENDING DOWN INTO THE CAROLINAS. A 1002 MB LOW PRESSURE CENTER ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPPER LOW IS NOW IN WEST TEXAS. A WIDE SWATH OF MOIST RETURN FLOW IS OCCURRING EAST OF THE LOW INTO A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE MISSOURI AND OHIO VALLEYS. UPSLOPE FLOW IS OCCURRING NORTH OF THE FRONT FROM THE TEXAS PANHANDLE TO MONTANA. MAJOR UPPER AIR FEATURES INCLUDE THE DEEP COMPLEX TROUGH IN THE WEST. AHEAD OF THE TROUGH...RIDGING IS BUILDING FROM THE GREAT LAKES SOUTHWARD TO THE FLORIDA EAST COAST. A DEEP UPPER LOW IS LOCATED IN NEW ENGLAND...AND A UNUSUAL UPPER TROUGH IS LOCATED ACROSS CUBA DOWN INTO THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN. CLOSER TO HOME...AT 19Z SURFACE TEMPS WERE IN THE LOW TO MID 60S... DEWPOINTS WERE MOSTLY IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. WINDS WERE EASTERLY... EAST SOUTHEAST OFFSHORE. A MIDDLE DECK AND CIRRUS COVERS MUCH OF THE AREA.


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