NWS Raleigh Aviation Forecast Discussion
(complete Forecast Discussion)

.AVIATION /12Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/... 
AS OF 730 AM THURSDAY...

NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ON THE SOUTHERN FRINGE OF AN UPPER LOW OFF THE 
MID-ATLANTIC COAST WILL MAINTAIN VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE TAF 
PERIOD.  WILL LIKELY SEE SOME WIND GUSTS INTO THE 15-20KT 
RANGE...ESPECIALLY THROUGH MIDDAY AND AT POINTS EAST OF 
KRDU/KRWI/KFAY...WITH A GRADUAL WEAKENING OF WINDS THROUGH THE LATE 
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WEAKENS.  LIGHT 
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF VFR CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THE 
WEEKEND/EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE WEATHER REMAINS DOMINATED BY DRY 
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT AND SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE. 

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