ATIS

Automatic Terminal Information Service

ASOS/AWOS

Automated Surface Observing System / Automated Weather Observing System

METAR

Aviation Routine Weather Report

TAF

Terminal Aerodrome Forecast

PIREP

Pilot Weather Report

AIRMET

(WA) Airmen’s Meteorological Information – For Smaller Aircraft

SIGMET

(WS) Significant Meteorological Information – Affect All Aircraft

Convective SIGMET

(WST) Significant Meteorological Information

CWA

Center Weather Advisory

Surface Analysis

Current Weather & Prog Chart

Winds / Temps Aloft

Constant Pressure Charts

Low Level SIGWX

Significant Weather Prognostic Chart

Mid / High Level SIGWX

Significant Weather Prognostic Chart

Convective / Severe Outlook AC

National Forecast of Thunderstorms

GFA

Graphical Forecasts for Aviation

Aviation Forecast Discussions

Regional Weather for the Creation of TAFs

Satellite

Radar

Resources

AWC – Aviation Weather Center
NOAA Storm Prediction Center
1800wxbrief.com
Windy.com
AWC/NOAA Legends & Definitions
Differences between ATIS ASOS & AWOS
Difference Between Trough & Ridge
METAR & TAF ABBREVIATIONS & ACRONYMS
Identifying Cloud Tops

Downloads

DOWNLOAD EXCEL – WEATHER PRODUCTS DATA SHEET

* Remember there may be errors in this information. All cheat sheets should not replace anything your CFI or the FAR AIM tells you! If you see any errors, please leave a comment.

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