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.AVIATION /20Z TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
EXPECT CLOUDS TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE EVENING AND 
OVERNIGHT WITH THE APPROACH OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. BEHIND THE 
FRONT...STRONGER UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT WILL HELP A COOLER AIRMASS DIVE 
INTO THE AREA. DRIZZLE ALONG WITH RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE LIKELY ACROSS 
THE AREA AS THE UPPER WAVE MOVES THROUGH. EXPECT MVFR/IFR CEILINGS 
TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT AND LAST THROUGH NOON ON WED. WINDS WILL SHIFT 
TO THE NW AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE AND WILL INCREASE IN STRENGTH WED 
AFTN AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT INCREASES BEHIND THE STRENGTHENING 
SURFACE LOW TO THE EAST AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE NW. 
WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR 20KT DURING THE AFTERNOON.

DRIER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE AREA WED EVENING AS THE SURFACE HIGH 
NUDGES FARTHER EAST. EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS MOST OF THE FA THU 
AND FRI WITH STRONGER NW WINDS ALONG THE COAST.

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