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Fire Weather Threats Continue in Southern California

A storm system passing over the west coast ridge and into the Great Basin the next couple of days will improve air quality across the Pacific Northwest, and bring a wintry mix to the northern Great Basin and northern Rockies. Gusty winds will increase fire weather threats across portions of northern California, and continue to exacerbate ongoing fires across Southern California. Read More >

Daily Weather Briefing
Prepared: 12/14/2017 8:55 PM by: RW valid for 9 hours
High pressure will build over ZTL. Expect VFR conditions under SCT/BKN mid-level and cirrus clouds over AL/GA/SC/NC and VFR/MVFR conditions over TN/VA. Surface winds will be mostly northwest to southwest at 3-12kts over AL/GA/SC and mostly north to southeast at 3-10kts over TN/VA/NC. Flight Hazards: LGT-MOD turbulence above FL200 over all ZTL. Occasional LGT Rime icing 130-FL210.

Altimeters are below 29.92ins over SC, but will rise to or above 29.92ins by 02-03z. CIGS/VIS at/below 050/5SM are expected in ZTL Areas 1/7 through the period and may occur briefly in Areas 2/3. Restricted Area Convection: R2102...None. R3002...None. R3004...None.

FTUS80 KATL 150521
KATL 150520Z 1506/1612 29006KT P6SM SCT150 BKN250
      TEMPO 1506/1509 BKN150
     FM151500 31012G20KT P6SM SCT180 BKN220
     FM160000 31010KT P6SM BKN250
     FM160300 31006KT P6SM FEW250

        Go to KATL TAF TDA                Go to KCLT TAF TDA
        Go to KATL TAF TDA                 Go to KCLT TAF TDA
FTUS80 KCLT 150530
KCLT 150528Z 1506/1612 06004KT P6SM SCT250
     FM151100 03004KT P6SM BKN200
     FM151700 30004KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250

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