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Description of NDFD Aviation Forecast Tables

Elements of the NDFD Aviation Forecast Table
CIG Ceiling in hundred os feet. A value of 60 is a ceiling of 6000 feet, etc. N is used for no Ceiling present.
Vsby Visibility in statute miles.
Wx Present Weather.
T Temperature (F)
Td Dewpoint (F)
PPI Precipitation Potential Index. Chance of Precip (0-100) within the given hour.
PoT Probability of Thnder within the givien hour.
WDR Wind Direction (deg)
WSP Wind Speed (Kts)
WGS Wind Gusts (Kts)
R-X-T Crosswind and tailwind information. Favored runway (R) is displayed along with crosswind (X) and tailwind (T) windspeed in knots as derived from wind speed and direction.

If TAF is available for Airport, it will also be be displayed.

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