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Latest Aviation Discussion
Last Updated: 354 AM Tuesday, July 22 2014
.AVIATION /07Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/... VARIABLE CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD. WEATHER WILL REMAIN ACTIVE THROUGH THE PERIOD AS A STALLED SURFACE BOUNDARY REMAINS ACROSS THE AREA WITH AN UPPER LEVEL LOW OVER THE GULF COAST. WSR-88D NETWORK SHOWS LIGHT RAIN ALONG AND SOUTH OF CAE/CUB WITH SURFACE OBS INDICATING VFR TO IFR CONDITIONS. EXPECT CIGS AND VSBYS TO LOWER OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS WITH MVFR/IFR THROUGH MID MORNING. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE DURING THE LATE MORNING...HOWEVER ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS WITH POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AT TIMES. HAVE INCLUDED VCSH ATTM AND WILL ADJUST AS CONFIDENCE IN TIMING AND COVERAGE INCREASES. WINDS THROUGH THE PERIOD WILL BE EASTERLY AT 5 KNOTS OR LESS. EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK....CIG/VSBY RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY DUE TO PLENTY OF LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY...WHICH COULD BRING ADDITIONAL STORMS TO THE REGION.

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