Aviation Forecasts Discussions (AFD) INFO

(EXTRACTED FROM FXUS61 KBOX 171546)


    Forecaster Confidence Levels...
    
    Low - less than 30 percent.
    Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.
    High - greater than 60 percent.
    
    Short Term /through Thursday/...
    
    Today...High confidence in trends. Moderate confidence in
    timing.
    
    Widespread IFR/MVFR conditions in snow this morning, slowly
    improving later this afternoon, especially western New Eng.
    Rain snow line advances along the south coast but likely not
    much further north.
    
    Tonight...High confidence. Any lingering MVFR-IFR conditions
    will improve to VFR across RI/E Mass by around midnight or so.
    NW wind gusts to around 20 knots around Nantucket and parts of
    Cape Cod from midnight onward.
    
    Thursday...High confidence. VFR. NW winds gusting up to 20-25
    kt across S coastal areas, Cape Cod and the islands.
    
    KBOS Terminal...Moderate to high confidence in TAF. Expect
    continued low conditions during the remainder of the morning
    push, though should improve around or after 19Z. CIGS may remain
    low through 00Z.
    
    KBDL Terminal...High confidence in TAF. Conditions should start
    to improve around midday as precip tapers off.
    
    Outlook /Thursday Night through Sunday/...
    
    Thursday Night: VFR. Breezy.
    
    Friday: VFR.
    
    Friday Night: VFR. Breezy.
    
    Saturday: VFR. Windy with local gusts to 30 kt.
    
    Saturday Night: VFR. Breezy.
    
    Sunday: VFR.