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.AVIATION /12Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/...
As of 700 AM EST Tuesday...

Low pressure is centered over New England as of 12z, with a 
cold front trailing to the SW through the Blue Ridge. VFR 
conditions still prevail ahead of the front, although cigs will
gradually fall to 5-10kft prior to the arrival of the front
along with some intermittent light rain. The cold front will 
sweep across the region from 14-18z today. The wind will shift 
to NNW behind the front with with gusts to 20-25kt (potentially 
up to 30kt at the coast). Cigs are expected to drop quickly 
behind the front, with IFR/MVFR conditions expected for a 3-6hr 
period behind the front. Rain will develop behind the front, 
with vsby potentially falling to 2-4sm. A brief changeover to
snow or a rain/snow mix is possible between 18-22z, before pcpn
ends, with the best potential at RIC/SBY. Clouds clear quickly 
tonight at most sites. However, a bay streamer could result in 
clouds persisting at ORF, with cigs of 3-4kft. Sct clouds of
3-4kft could also reach ECG later tonight.

VFR conditions return Wednesday into Thursday. Low pressure
pushes off the Southeast coast Friday/Saturday bringing the
potential for rain and degraded flight conditions.

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