Reading Weather Basics

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In this course we’ll cover the basics of reading weather forecasts and observations:

  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • FAs (area forecasts)
  • GFAs (Graphic Forecasts for Aviation)
  • FBs (winds aloft)

You’ll learn the basics of how to read the coded text of weather forecasts, and the important information about each individual weather product you need to know for your written exam and checkride!

Click on Lesson 1 below to begin!