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LAST UPDATED:  702 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28 2015

.AVIATION /00Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO RIDGE INTO THE FORECAST AREA
FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES THIS EVENING PROMOTING NORTHEASTERLY
FLOW INTO THE REGION. SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS CLOUD COVER
OVERSPREADING THE REGION FROM THE SOUTH. CEILINGS HAVE ALREADY
DROPPED TO LOW END VFR AT AGS/DNL AND SHOULD DROP AT THE SITES
FURTHER NORTH SOON...CAE/CUB/OGB. LOOKING AT UPSTREAM OBSERVATIONS
AND GUIDANCE...STILL BELIEVE MVFR CEILING RESTRICTIONS SHOULD
REACH THE TAF SITES BY 06Z. VISIBILITIES ARE ALSO FORECAST TO
DETERIORATE OVERNIGHT IN RAIN AND FOG. IFR CONDITIONS SHOULD
DEVELOP BY 12Z SUNDAY MORNING WITH NO IMPROVEMENT THROUGH THE END
OF THE PERIOD UNDER THE WEDGE SETUP. INCREASING ISENTROPIC LIFT
OVER THE WEDGE IS PROMOTING SOME SHOWERS THIS EVENING AND WILL
CONTINUE TO PROMOTE SHOWERS THROUGH THE END OF THE TAF PERIOD
SUNDAY EVENING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WARM ENOUGH AT
THE TAF SITES THAT ALL PRECIPITATION SHOULD FALL AS RAIN.

EXTENDED AVIATION OUTLOOK...IFR CIG/VSBY RESTRICTIONS AND A CHANCE 
OF PRECIPITATION EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT. RESTRICTIONS AND A CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE AT TIMES LATE MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.


                                      

 

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