wardialer wrote:Is there any place on the web that I can lookup accurate weather information that is preferably used by the US Air Force?
I looked at NOAA and Weather.gov sites, but I seem to think that those sites are a bit less accurate than what the US Air Force would have out there.
wardialer wrote:In regards to TAF forecasts, what do these numbers mean in BOLD color?
Is that the date and time?
Text: BECMG 0301/0304 VRB03KT
Forecast period: 0100 to 0900 UTC 03 January 2018
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0400 UTC 03 January 2018
Winds: variable direction winds at 3 MPH (3 knots; 1.5 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more sm (10+ km)
Weather: NSW (no significant weather)
For example, would this be decoded as 03 JAN (Hour 0100Z) to 03 JAN (Hour 0400Z)
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