Contoured, unshaded areas indicate marginal
VFR (MVFR) weather with ceilings of
1,000-3,000 ft AGL and/or visibilities of 3-5 sm
Contoured, shaded areas indicate IFR weather
with ceilings less than 1,000 ft AGL and/or
visibility of less than 3 sm
Station models also represent: sky coverage,
height of lowest cloud layer or ceiling height if
present in ft AGL, visibility if 6 sm or less, and
form of weather obscuring the visibility
Point to the south Texas area on the chart.
According to the weather depiction chart, what are
the predominant conditions in south Texas?
ANSWER: IFR conditions with 400- to 600-ft overcast ceilings
and drizzle to light rain.
Radar summary chart symbology 18.104.22.168.2
Sg 5, fr 6
Fig 14: Radar
Three levels of contoured lines display areas
levels are interpolated
Display cloud tops in hundreds of feet,
identified with the top of the radar return
Direction arrows show movement of