Lesson 51 Weather Services Best.pptx - Weather Services METARS EFAS TAFs Convective Outlook Stability Surface Analysis Area Forecasts Weather Depiction

Lesson 51 Weather Services Best.pptx - Weather Services...

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Weather Services
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METARS TAFs Stability Area Forecasts Pilot Reports Wind & Temp Alof In-Flight Weather Transcribed Weather EFAS Convective Outlook Surface Analysis Weather Depiction Radar Summary Constant Pressure Significant Weather Composite Moisture /Stability
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Weather Depiction Chart Broad overview of flying category conditions – VFR, MVFR, and IFR. The Legend identifies flight conditions, sky cover, cloud height and visibility.
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SHADED AREAS …IFR WITH CIG LESS THAN 1000 FT AND/OR VSBY LESS THAN 3 MI CONTOURED WITHOUT SHADING …MVFR AREAS WITH CIG GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1000 TO LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 3000 FT AND/OR VSBY GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 3 TO LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 5 MI NO CONTOURS …VFR AREAS WITH CIG GREATER THAN 3000 FT AND VSBY GREATER THAN 5 MI
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SHADED AREAS…IFR WITH CIG LESS THAN 1000 FT AND/OR VSBY LESS THAN 3 MI
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NO CONTOURS …VFR AREAS WITH CIG GREATER THAN 3000 FT AND VSBY GREATER THAN 5 MI
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stationary front
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Front Classifications Upper Level Cold Front Upper Level Warm Front
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Clear Skies Broken Skies Sky Obscured Sky Overcast
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Few Few Sct Sct Bkn Bkn Breaks in the Overcast / Ovc / Total Obscuration Missing or partial obscuration
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Convective Outlook Chart Single-hatched areas (brown/yellow) show a slight, (red) moderate, or (pink) high risk of thunderstorms. Green areas are general/marginal risk for possible thunderstorms. Cross-hatched areas indicate the forecast risk of tornadoes.
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