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LAST UPDATED:  828 AM SATURDAY, APRIL 30 2016

.AVIATION /13Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
HIGH CONFIDENCE IN LIFR/IFR CONDITIONS THROUGH 14Z.

STRATUS AND FOG DEVELOPMENT HAS SPREAD OVER ALL TERMINALS THIS
MORNING WITH VSBYS AS LOW AS 1/4SM AND CIGS AROUND 200-300 FT.
EXPECT RESTRICTIONS TO SLOWLY IMPROVE THROUGH 14Z THEN BECOME VFR
AS MIXING AND DAYTIME HEATING ERODE THE FOG/STRATUS. 
UPPER RIDGE AXIS REMAINS OVER THE AREA BUT ABUNDANT LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE IN PLACE COMBINED WITH DAYTIME HEATING WILL RESULT IN ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED CONVECTION THIS AFTERNOON. BEST COVERAGE IS EXPECTED
TO BE NORTHWEST OF THE TERMINALS SO CONFIDENCE IS TOO LOW TO
INCLUDE IN TAFS AT THIS TIME. SOME IFR CIGS POSSIBLE AFTER 04Z
SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE APPROACHES. SHOWERS MAY ALSO
BE POSSIBLE AT AGS/DNL/CAE BY THAT TIME AS WELL.

EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK...SCATTERED AFTERNOON/EVENING CONVECTION
COULD CAUSE SOME TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS THROUGH MONDAY. EARLY
MORNING LOW CIGS LOOK POSSIBLE AT ALL THE TERMINALS SUNDAY/MONDAY
MORNING WITH MOISTURE INCREASING AND LOW LEVEL WINDS REMAINING
LIGHT. BETTER CHANCES FOR CONVECTIVELY INDUCED MVFR/IFR CONDITIONS
SEEM TO BE IN LINE FOR TUESDAY.


                                      

 

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