Flights Scrapped as Florida Braces for Hurricane Idalia

Cancellations continue at several airports, resulting in a domino effect across the nation's air travel grid.
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Beware of the Benign

Rain showers and thunderstorms are one and the same from a pilot's perspective.
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Is the Shift in Tornado Alley Related to Climate Change?

From year to year there may be a stark contrast in where severe weather strikes, especially thunderstorms that produce tornadoes.
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Flooding at Fort Lauderdale Airport Causes Cancellations

Hundreds of flights were canceled after a storm dropping more than 25 inches of rain prompted the airport to temporarily shut down operations.
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Staying on Top of the Freezing Level

Winter and airframe icing are like peanut butter and jelly; it’s hard to imagine one without the other.
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What Do Pilots Need to Know About Temperature Inversions?

Temperature inversions are quite common in the lower troposphere and are created by several different atmospheric processes.
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Winter on Watch

Broad-scale weather patterns impact the Eastern U.S. in the colder months.
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Why Is Area Forecast Discussion Important for Preflight Planning?

The AFD is a vehicle for the forecaster to document technical reasoning behind the forecast they just issued.
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Decoding the Weather

The goal of the coded form was to allow forecasters and observers to key in data quickly.
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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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