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What Is Issued For Icing Conditions?  
User currently offlinePilot1113 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2333 posts, RR: 11
Posted (16 years 2 months 6 hours ago) and read 1885 times:

Is it airmets or sigmets? What's the difference between the two?

- Neil Harrison

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User currently offlineBen2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (16 years 2 months 2 hours ago) and read 1859 times:

It depends on the icing. Generally, severe icing not associated with severe thunderstorms will be given a SIGMET advisory. When the icing is moderate, an AIRMET is issued. AIRMETS are less severe than SIGMETS, and convective SIGMETS are issued when adverse conditions are present due to severe thunderstorms. Hope this helps.

User currently offlinePilot1113 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2333 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (16 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1838 times:

Thanks Ben2! I appreciate the help!  

Sorry I didn't respond sooner, I've been busy.

- Neil Harrison

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