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.AVIATION /18Z FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
Mainly VFR conditions are expected to continue this afternoon and 
through the first half of the night for all TAF sites. Surface high 
pressure is in control allowing for continued dry conditions across 
the region. Scattered cumulus have developed once again this 
afternoon with the heating of the day, bases are generally around 
3000 to 4000 feet. Any cumulus will begin dissipate around
sunset leading to mainly clear skies for the first half of
tonight. Winds will remain light this afternoon, 5-10 knots, 
out of the S/SE. 

Patchy fog and low stratus will be possible Saturday morning, mainly 
after 08Z. Confidence is still low on fog coverage, so left VFR 
visibilities at all TAF sites besides PHF. Added MVFR ceilings at 
all TAF sites tomorrow morning to account for the possibility of low 
stratus. Model guidance has even hinted at the potential for IFR 
ceilings tomorrow morning. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to 
develop with a cold front Saturday afternoon into early evening. 

Outlook: Dry/VFR conditions return for Sunday as surface high 
pressure builds into the region. Winds will be gusty out of the WNW 
at times on Sunday, especially near the coast. Sub-VFR conditions 
will once again be possible late Monday and into Tuesday as a low 
pressure system approaches from the west.

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