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.AVIATION /13Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/...
A COMPLEX AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE MID ATLANTIC STATES
THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD INTO EARLY FRIDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL
MOVE OUT OF THE OHIO VALLEY AND INTO THE CAROLINAS ON THURSDAY.
THE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN NEAR THE COAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BEFORE
SLIDING TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY.

WIDESPREAD IFR/LCL IFR CONDITIONS OVER AREA TERMINALS THIS
MORNING, WITH PATCHY BR. STILL EXPECT SHORT LIVED IMPROVEMENT TO
HIGH END IFR AT ALL SITES BY LATE MORNING/EARLY AFTN...IMPROVING
TO LOW END MVFR AT RIC/PHF. EXPECT SHOWERS TO AGAIN BECOME MORE
NUMEROUS BY EARLY AFTN ALL LOCATIONS EXCEPT SBY (WHICH WILL SEE
SHOWERS A BIT LATER TONIGHT).

OUTLOOK...UPPER LOW LINGERS OVER THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. EXPECT 
ANY POCKETS OF LOW END MVFR DROP BACK INTO IFR RANGE TOMORROW
NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTN/NIGHT. SCT SHRAS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS PERIOD. GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT COMES ON
SATURDAY. DRY AND VFR CONDITIONS SHOULD RETURN FOR LATER SAT
THROUGH MONDAY.

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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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