Meteorology and Flight Planning
(4) Thunderstorms, if expected to be more
(5) Surface wind if sustained winds of 20 kts or
(a) Wind directions use 8-point compass
(b) Gusts are reported if expected to be
10 kts over sustained speed
OUTLOOK - 6-hour categorical forecast to follow
12-hour specific clouds and weather forecasts
As a minimum "IFR," "MVFR," or "VFR"
If IFR or MVFR due to ceiling, use "CIG"
If due to visibility, use standard weather and
obstruction to visibility symbols
VFR should stand alone except for wind
(WND), thunderstorms (TRW), and
For the following progress check, the turbulence forecast
(answer) is located near the center of the area forecast.