Aviation Weather Abbreviations

Standard abbreviations used in aviation forecasts.

CLR Sky clear
FEW Few clouds           BR Light fog   FZ Freezing
SCT Scattered clouds     FG Thick fog   TS Thunderstorm
BKN Broken clouds        DZ Drizzle
OVC Overcast clouds      RA Rain
VV  Vertical Visibility  SN Snow

-       Light                                     CIG   Ceiling
+       Heavy                                     BLO   Below
/       Missing or separator                      AFT   After
G       Gusts                                     OBSCD Obscured
SM      Statue Miles                              Trrn  Terrain
KT      Knots
FM      From
SLP     Sea Level Pressure
TEMPO   Occasionally
Axxxx   Altimeter setting (xxxx are numbers)
Pxxxx   Hourly Precipitation (xxxx are numbers)
PRESFR  Pressure falling rapidly
PRESRR  Pressure rising rapidly
RMK     Remarks

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