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Writing TAFS for Ceilings and Visibility

Writing TAFS for Ceilings and Visibility
* Determine potential impact to operations: General Aviation and Commercial Airline pilots * Identify the latest and most effective tools/products/data to limit uncertainty in forecasts for low ceilings and visibilities; o Make effective use of products (i.e., Aviation Forecast Discussions) to express uncertainty about these phenomena; * Identify model strengths and biases (include a discussion of the strengths and limitations of MOS and LAMP; and LAMP over MOS.) * Issue TAFs proactively for: o changing cloud heights o variable visibilities o any combination of these elements on an event-driven basis * Make decisions about potential weather changes and expressing ceiling, visibility, and precipitation appropriately in the TAF * Create a PPTAF that meets customer needs for airport (s) in case examples.