Aviation Weather Discussion for Eastern Kentucky:

 

(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 655 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THE OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORM WILL CONTINUE TO
SLOWLY DRIFT SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE
AFFECTING MANY OF THE AIRPORTS THIS MORNING IN LIEU OF THE
CONVECTION. EXPECT VIS AND CIG CONDITIONS TO GRADUALLY IMPROVE
FOLLOWING SUNRISE. HAVE KEPT THUNDER AND EVEN VCTS OUT OF THE TAFS AS
THE INSTABILITY WILL BE FAIRLY LOW THROUGH THE DAY...THOUGH A STRAY
STORM CANNOT BE RULED OUT. THE LATEST HRRR AND NAM12 CONTINUE TO
INDICATE THAT THE CURRENT BAND OF CONVECTION ALONG THE FRONT WILL
HOLD TOGETHER AS IT MAKES ITS FINAL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA. HAVE
A VCSH FOR THIS IN ALL SITES WITH CIGS GENERALLY AROUND 2K FEET. IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT LATER THIS EVENING...DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO
LIFT THE CIGS AND REMOVE THE THREAT OF SHOWERS. WINDS THROUGH THE
PERIOD WILL BE MAINLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THOUGH FAVORING THE
NORTHERLY DIRECTION LATER TODAY AND INTO THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG WILL
BE A CONCERN LATER TONIGHT AS WELL...BUT GENERALLY ONLY IF WE MANAGE
TO CLEAR OUT. FOR NOW WILL LEAVE THIS OUT OF THE TAFS.

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