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LAST UPDATED:  526 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 25 2015

.AVIATION /21Z SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
THE GFS AND NAM MOS PLUS SREF GUIDANCE GENERALLY INDICATE MVFR OR
IFR CEILINGS TONIGHT. WE LEANED TOWARD THE MORE OPTIMISTIC
GUIDANCE THINKING MIXING IN THE WARM SECTOR SOUTH OF THE BOUNDARY
WOULD HELP HOLD UP CEILINGS. SHALLOW MOISTURE AND A LACK OF
SIGNIFICANT UPPER-LEVEL FORCING SHOULD HELP LIMIT THUNDERSTORM
COVERAGE. THE CHANCE IS TOO LOW TO INCLUDE IN THE TERMINAL
FORECASTS AT THIS TIME. THE LOW-LEVEL JET SUPPORTS KEEPING LLWS IN
THE TERMINAL FORECASTS TONIGHT. USED THE NAM FOR THE MAGNITUDE OF
THE SHEAR. THE MODELS SHOW THE BOUNDARY SINKING SOUTHWARD SUNDAY
BUT WITH SHALLOW MOISTURE. THE THUNDERSTORM CHANCE STILL APPEARED
TOO LOW TO INCLUDE IN THE TERMINAL FORECAST. BASED ON THE GFS
LAMP AND THE NAM BUFKIT MOMENTUM TRANSFER TOOL WE INCLUDED WIND
GUSTS NEAR 24 KNOTS.

EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK...NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS EXPECTED MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. AN APPROACHING WARM FRONT MAY RESULT IN WIDESPREAD
RESTRICTIONS WEDNESDAY.


                                      

 

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