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Lowest Expected Flight Conditions

Local Aviation Hazards


Local Area Aviation Weather Discussion

.AVIATION /06Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
As of 150 AM Friday...

Much of the area is expected to remain VFR into the morning, with 
mid-level clouds present along the mountains. A few locations could 
experience sub-VFR conditions if patchy fog were to develop before 
daybreak. While VFR should persist across the lowlands throughout 
the day, periodic restrictions could be possible along the 
mountains within afternoon showers and storms. 

Winds remain calm into the morning, then become light and variable 
during the day before calming again after 00Z.

FORECAST CONFIDENCE AND ALTERNATE SCENARIOS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY...
     
FORECAST CONFIDENCE: Medium to high.

Area Forecast Discussion  

AVIATION FORECAST CONFIDENCE

Updated: 232 AM EDT Fri Jul 12 2024
UTC 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
EDT 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
CRW H H H H H H H H H H H H
HTS H H H H H H H H H H H H
BKW H H H H H H H H H H H H
EKN H H L L L L H H H H H H
PKB H H H H H H H H H H H H
CKB H H H H H H H H H H H H

Experimental table of flight category objectively shows consistency
of WFO forecast to available model information:
H = HIGH: TAF consistent with all models or all but one model.
M = MEDIUM: TAF has varying level of consistency with models.
L = LOW: TAF inconsistent with all models or all but one model.


Local Ceiling & Visibility Forecasts

  • The ceiling height and visibility forecasts below are updated every 6 hours.  Please enlarge the graphics by clicking on the images below to view details and time of the forecasts.  Additional hourly forecast can be accessed here.
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Airport Specific Weather Information & Forecasts

  • TAFs and METARs can be accessed where available from the map below, along with other aviation relevant guidance. For airports without TAFs, hourly weather graphs from the National Digital Forecast Database are provided. This information is intended for situational awareness purposes only.

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