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.AVIATION /07Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
THUNDERSTORMS HAVE COME TO AN END AND LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL
LINGER NEAR COASTAL NE NC/FAR SE VA THROUGH AT LEAST 25/1000Z.
HEAVY RAIN FELL ON THURSDAY THUS PROVIDING AN AMPLE AMOUNT OF LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE FOR FOG DEVELOPMENT ALREADY EARLY THIS MORNING.
CIGS/VIS WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE FROM ONE LOCATION TO THE NEXT.
MEANWHILE...DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 50S ARE SLOWLY WORKING THEIR
WAY SWD FROM NRN VA. THIS WEAK CAA NLY SURGE SHOULD MIX JUST
ENOUGH DRY AIR TO THE SFC TO ERODE MOST OF THE FOG AWAY AROUND
SUNRISE BY ONE OR TWO HOURS.

A STALLING SFC COLD FRONT ALONG THE NC COAST WILL GRADUALLY WASH
OUT/DISSIPATE TODAY. HOWEVER...A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTN ACROSS NE NC AND SHOULD ONLY
IMPACT KECG. OTHERWISE...VFR CONDITIONS AND LIGHT WINDS AOB 10 KT
WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MOST OF TODAY AS SFC HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
JUST NORTH OF THE AREA. AND SATURDAY AS THE HIGH SLIDES OFF THE
MID ATLANTIC COAST. WIND DIRECTIONS WILL BE N-NE TODAY...TURNING
E-SE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. A THERMAL TROUGH DEVELOPS BY
SATURDAY EVENING WHICH WILL TIGHTEN UP THE PRESSURE GRADIENT AND
INCREASE S-SW WINDS TO 10-15 KT SAT NIGHT. S-SW WINDS REMAIN
ELEVATED ON SUNDAY AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION
FROM THE WEST. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE REGION ON MONDAY
AND THEN STALL NEAR THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON TUESDAY BEFORE
PUSHING OUT TO SEA.

NOTE: OBSERVATIONS FROM KSBY ARE NOT READILY AVAILABLE DUE TO A 
COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEM. RETURN TO SERVICE IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME. 
HOWEVER...CURRENT INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING INTO THE 
ASOS SITE DIRECTLY. AMD NOT SKED WILL BE APPENDED TO THE KSBY TAF 
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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