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LAST UPDATED:  641 PM TUESDAY, MARCH  3 2015

.AVIATION /00Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
HIGH CONFIDENCE FOR IFR OR LOWER CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT. 

SURFACE WEDGE PATTERN TO HOLD ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING WITH
OVERCAST CIGS AT OR BELOW 500 FT. LIFR CIGS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT
AS A WEDGE FRONT SLOWLY WEAKENS AND LIFTS NORTH ACROSS THE TAF
SITES.

ANOTHER ISSUE OVERNIGHT WILL BE THE DEVELOPMENT OF LIFR VSBYS IN
DENSE DRIZZLE/FOG. GUIDANCE INDICATING VSBYS BELOW 1/2SM AS EARLY
AS 05Z...CONTINUING THROUGH 14Z. 

CIGS AND VSBYS SHOULD BEGIN TO IMPROVE AROUND 15Z...BECOMING VFR BY 
18Z. LIGHT EAST TO NORTHEAST WIND THIS EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT
SOUTHERLY OVERNIGHT. LLWS POSSIBLE AFTER 05Z AS LOW-LEVEL JET DEVELOPS
NEAR THE TOP OF THE WEDGE. THIS WILL LAST UNTIL THE WEDGE BREAKS
WEDNESDAY MORNING. SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AROUND MIDDAY.

EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK...WIDESPREAD MVFR OR LOWER CONDITIONS 
EXPECTED LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE REGION.

                  

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