NWS Raleigh Aviation Forecast Discussion
(complete Forecast Discussion)

.AVIATION /18Z FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... 
AS OF 100 PM FRIDAY...

STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WIND GUSTS (CROSSWINDS FOR MANY RUNWAYS) OF 
ANYWHERE FROM 25KT TO 35KT ARE OCCURRING ACROSS CENTRAL NC THIS 
MORNING IN THE WAKE OF A DEPARTING COLD FRONT.  THESE GUSTS WILL 
CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND MAY LINGER INTO THE EVENING HOURS BEFORE 
SUBSIDING AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED STRATOCU WILL BE MOSTLY 
CONCENTRATED FROM KRDU NORTH AND EAST BUT REMAIN ABOVE 5000 FT THIS 
AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST 
THROUGH SATURDAY AND VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL.

BEYOND THE 12Z VALID TAF PERIOD... VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE 
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.  A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE CENTRAL 
APPALACHIANS SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SUB-VFR 
CONDITIONS FROM LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
HIGH PRESSURE AND VFR CONDITIONS WILL RETURN FOR TUESDAY...WITH 
ANOTHER SYSTEM TO APPROACH THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY.


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