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.AVIATION /21Z FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
THERE IS A VERY DISTINCT BOUNDARY BTWN BKN-OVC STRATOCUMULUS
(AROUND 3500 FT AGL) OVER NRN VA AND THE MD/VA LOWER EASTERN
SHORE VERSUS THE REST OF THE REGION...WHERE AN AREA OF SUBSIDENCE
PASSING FROM WEST TO EAST IS KEEPING SKIES CLEAR. IN ADDITION...NW
WINDS ARE GUSTING TO 15-20 KT WITHIN AND JUST SOUTH OF THE STRATUS
DECK. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL CALM DOWN BY SUNSET BUT THE STRATUS
WILL REMAIN STEADFAST THROUGH TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. WINDS
AT KORF TURN MORE TO THE NORTH OVERNIGHT AND A STRATUS DECK AROUND
2000 FT AGL COULD DEVELOP OFF THE BAY. OTHERWISE...HIGH CLOUDS
WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION FROM THE SW AFTER 20/0700Z TONIGHT.

LOW PRESSURE TRACKS WELL SOUTH OF THE AREA SAT/SAT NIGHT WITH
CLOUDS THICKENING AND LOWERING AS SATURDAY PROGRESSES. STEADY
PRECIPITATION WILL BE SHUNTED WELL SOUTH OF THE AREA...HOWEVER
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR RAIN SHOWERS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE
VA/NC BORDER FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTN. PRECIP COMES TO
AN END SATURDAY EVENING AND CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE FROM
WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE REST OF SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
TO THE NORTH OF THE AREA SUNDAY. A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS
AND COMPLEX FRONTAL BOUNDARIES WILL BRING CHANCES FOR RAIN AND
PERIODS OF LOW CEILINGS AND VISIBILITIES BEGINNING MONDAY.

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