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|What dow "WS" indicate here: WS015/27050KT?
|Wind shear can be expected up to 1,500 feet AGL.
|The amount of water vapor which air can hold depends on the:
|Weather reported as being in the vicinity (VC) is between ___ and ___ statute miles from the reporting station.
|5 and 10
|Which conditions result in the formation of frost?
|The temperature of the collecting surface is at or below the dewpoint of the adjacent air and the dewpoint is below freezing.
|The PROB modifier will be used when there is a ___ percent chance weather phenomena will occur.
|30 to 49
|If the temperature/dewpoint spread is small and decreasing, and the temperature is 62 degrees F, what type weather is most likely to develop?
|Fog or low clouds.
|Where does wind shear occur?
|At all altitudes, in all directions.
|The only cloud type forecast in TAF reports is:
|In the following TAF, what does "VV" signify? KGEG 241539Z 2416/2512 05003KT 1/4 SM FZFG VV001
|Vertical Visibility of 100 feet.
|When the phrases "light and variable" is used in reference to a wings-aloft forecast, the coded group and wind-speed is:
|9900 and less than 5 knots.
|The METAR provides ___.
|Current weather for an airport within a 5 sm radius.
|The type of visibility reported in METARs is the:
|Prevailing Visibility: Greatest distance that can be seen throughout at least half of the sky.
|The two types of METAR reports are:
|Routine and Special.
|Reported winds in a METAR are in reference to:
|Winds reported as variable (VRB) vary:
|in direction and are 6 knots or less.
|For aviation purposes, ceiling is defined as the height above the Earth's surface of the:
|lowest broken or overcast layer or vertical visibility into an obscuration.
|What is meant by the term "dewpoint"?
|The temperature to which air must be cooled to become saturated.
|Which modifier would signify a rapid and lasting change in conditions?
|It is currently 4:30 PM. The next routine METAR report will be available in ___ minutes.