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Last Updated: 150 PM Thursday, April 24 2014
.AVIATION /18Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... AS OF 150 PM EDT THURSDAY... THERE IS HIGH CONFIDENCE OF VFR CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE REST OF TODAY INTO EARLY TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL DRIFT TOWARD THE EAST COAST THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN LIGHT AND GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTH...AND SOME CIRRUS WILL CONTINUE TO SPILL OVER THE AREA FROM A COLD FRONT WELL UPSTREAM IN THE GREAT PLAINS. AS HIGH PRESSURE HEADS OFFSHORE TONIGHT...CLOUDS SHOULD GRADUALLY INCREASE IN COVERAGE AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT IS PROGGED TO TRACK OVER THE MID ATLANTIC BY FRIDAY. CEILINGS SHOULD LOWER BY DAYBREAK...WITH A FAIRLY GOOD POSSIBILITY OF MVFR AS NOTED IN THE LAMP GUIDANCE. PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT SHOULD MAINLY BE SHOWERS. THERE IS A SMALL THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA PIEDMONT TOWARD FRIDAY AFTERNOON...BUT THE CHANCES ARE TOO LOW TO WARRANT MENTION IN ANY OF THE TAFS. EXTENDED AVIATION DISCUSSION... THE COLD FRONT SHOULD DEPART OFFSHORE BY FRIDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE DURING FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. VFR CONDITIONS SHOULD PREVAIL THROUGH THIS WEEKEND...AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVERHEAD. CLOUD COVER WILL STEADILY INCREASE BY MONDAY...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SLOWLY ARRIVES FROM THE WEST. CONDITIONS MAY DROP BELOW VFR WHEN SCATTERED SHOWERS MOVE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC DURING LATE MONDAY...AND CHANCES FOR MVFR ARE EVEN BETTER ON TUESDAY DUE TO PROLONGED CLOUDS AND RAIN.
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