Are There Any Amendment Criteria for a TAF?

When there’s a discrepancy, an aviation weather forecaster can make an update.
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FAA Releases New Weather Handbook

The updated 'Aviation Weather Handbook' includes more than 500 pages of practical information.
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How Do You Interpret an Eddy Dissipation Rate?

EDR is an aircraft-independent quantifier for how turbulent the atmosphere is, and it’s not a measure of the likelihood of turbulence—just the intensity.
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Say Goodbye to the Traditional AIRMET

The sunset of the textual version comes in the wake of mass acceptance of graphical AIRMETs.
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When Smoke Gets In Your Skies

Pilots must look for factors that could potentially turn VFR into IFR conditions.
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Ask FLYING: What is a G-AIRMET?

An aviation meteorologist explains how a graphical AIRMET is different from a traditional one.
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Weather Check: How To Plan Your Route Around Severe Weather

Here's how to keep track of a storm's movement and its impact on airport operations with a few keystrokes.
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South Florida Airport Ravaged by Hurricane Ian. An Accounting of the Damage

At least 30 aircraft at KHWO damaged or overturned by a tornado spawned by the storm.
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Pilots Brace for Hurricane Ian

Lessons learned from Charley, Jeanne and Frances.
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Ask FLYING: What Kind of Precip Will Fall First?

An aviation meteorologist reveals the progression from sleet to ice pellets to snow as we look forward to the change in seasons.
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