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.AVIATION /20Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
VFR CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS AREA TERMINALS AS HIGH PRSSURE
OVER THE REGION PIVOTS OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH TONIGHT.
S-SE WINDS AOB 10 KTS. A WEAK DISTURBANCE ROUNDING THE BASE OF AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT INTO
EARLY FRIDAY. WILL LIKELY SEE LOWERING CIGS AFTER 00Z. HAVE
ACCOUNTED FOR SCT SHRAS ALONG AND WEST OF KRIC WITH A VCSH MENTION
AFTER MIDNIGHT. OTHERWISE, HAVE MAINTAINED A DRY TAF FOR NOW AS
COLUMN BEGINS TO SATURATE OVER THE UPCOMING TAF PERIOD.

OUTLOOK...THREAT FOR SHOWERS/TSTRMS INCREASE FRIDAY & CONTINUE INTO
THE WEEKEND AS MOISTURE CONTINUES TO INCREASE ALONG AND AHEAD OF A
STALLED COASTAL BOUNDARY. EXPECT GRADUAL INCREASE IN AREAL
COVERAGE OF SHOWERS SAT/SUN AS MOISTURE RAMPS UP. PERIODIC FLIGHT
RESTRICTIONS WILL BE POSSIB;E IN SHRAS AND TSTMS SAT AFTN AND (MORE
LIKELY) SUN.

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The National Weather Service Office in Wakefield, VA has responsibility for five Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts or TAFs in Virginia, Maryland and Northeast North Carolina.   Click on the RUNWAY on the map below to view the latest TAF.

RICHMOND

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