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.AVIATION /18Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
VFR TO START OFF THE 18Z TAF PERIOD. STAGNANT WX PATTERN OF LAST
FEW DAYS CONTINUES TDA WITH SFC HI PRES OFFSHORE AND LO PRES WELL
W OF THE MID ATLC. S WINDS AT 5-10 KT WILL CONTINUE THRU SUNSET
BETWEEN THESE TWO FEATURES...BEFORE DIMINISHING AFTER DARK.
SHRAS/TSTMS ARE PSBL AT ALL TAF SITES LATER THIS AFTN/EVENG...BUT
CHANCE IS NOT HI ENUF TO INCLUDE IN THE TAFS ATTM. PATCHY
FOG/STRATUS IS PSBL OVER AREAS THAT RECEIVE RAINFALL...BUT VFR
CONDS SHOULD PREVAIL AT THE TAF SITES TNGT.

UPPER/SFC HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE REGION INTO THE WEEKEND.
DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL...BUT THERE IS A CHANCE FOR
DIURNALLY DRIVEN SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE PIEDMONT FRI-
SAT. BETTER CHANCES FOR PRECIP EXPECTED SUN-MON AS A COLD FRONT
REACHES...AND THEN STALLS OVER THE REGION.

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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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NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMBURG

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