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* DUAT weather contractions data base, extracted from AOPA pilot handbook.
* By Mike Friedman, Small Systems Specialists, 3/1990.
* Format: Alternating lines of contraction and expansion.
* Comment lines preceeded by a "*"
ABNML
abnormal
ABV
above
ACLD
above clouds
ACLT
accelerate
ACRS
across
ACSL
standing lenticular
ACYC
anitcyclonic
ADVN
advance
ADZY
advisory
AFCT
affect
AFT
after
AFDK
after dark
AFTN
afternoon
AHD
ahead
ALQDS
all quadrants
ALG
along
ALT
altitude
ALTN
alternate
AMD
ammend
AMS
atmosphere
APCH
approach
APPRS
appears
AOA
at or above
AOB
at or below
ARND
around
ARPT
airport
ASSOCD
associated
AWX
account weather
B
beginning
BCMG
becomming
BCMS
becomes
BD
blowing dust
BN
blowing sand
BS
blowing snow
BFDK
before dark
BGN
begin
BHND
behind
BINOVC
breaks in overcast
BL
between layers
BLD
build
BLO
below
BLZD
blizzard
BDRY
boundry
BKN
broken
BNTH
beneath
BOVC
base of overcast
BRAF
braking action fair
BRAG
braking action good
BRAP
braking action poor
BRAN
braking action nil
BRKHIC
breaks hi overcast
BTR
better
BTWN
between
BYD
beyond
C
ceiling
CAT
clr air turbulence
CAUFN
caution advised
CAVOK
clear below 5000 ft
CAVU
clear, vis 10 miles
CB
cumulonimbus
CC
cirrocumulus
CDFNT
cold front
CIG
ceiling
CIGS
ceilings
CLD
cloud
CLDS
clouds
CLR
clear
CLRS
clear and smooth
CNTR
center
CNTRL
central
CNTY
county
CNVTN
convection
CNVTV
convective
CONDS
conditions
CONT
continue
CONTG
continuing
CONVG
converging
CS
cirrostratus
CST
coast
CSTL
coastal
CTN
caution
CU
cumulus
CVR
cover
CYC
cyclonic
D
dust
DALGT
daylight
DFUS
diffuse
DLA
delay
DNS
dense
DNSLP
downslope
DP
deep
DRFT
drift
DRZL
drizzle
DSIPT
dissipate
DTRT
deteriorate
DURG
during
DVLP
develop
DWNDFTS
downdrafts
DWPNT
dew point
DVLPD
developed
DVLPMT
development
E
estimated
ELSW
elsewhere
ERN
eastern
EMBDD
embedded
EWD
eastward
EXCP
except
EXTDS
extends
EXTRM
extreme
EXTN
extension
EXTV
extensive
F
fog
FA
Area forcast:
FCST
forcast
FLG
falling
FLT
flight
FLO
flow
FNT
front
FWL
follow
FREQ
frequency
FM
from
FRMN
formation
FROPA
frontal passage
FRST
frost
FRZ
freeze
FRZLVL
freezing level
FT
Terminal forcast:
FVRBL
favorable
G
gust
GENLY
generally
GFDEP
ground fog depth
GNDFG
ground fog
GRAD
gradient
GRDL
gradual
GTR
greater
H
haze
HAZ
hazzard
HDEP
haze depth
HDFRZ
hard freeze
HDWND
head wind
HGT
height
HGTS
heights
HLF
half
HLSTO
hail stones
HLYR
haze layer aloft
HRS
hours
HRZN
horizon
HURCN
hurricane
HVY
heavy
IC
ice crystals
IF
ice fog
IP
ice pellets
IPW
ice pellet showers
ICG
icing
ICGIC
icing in clouds
ICGICIP
ice & precip clouds
ICGIP
icing in precip
IMT
immediate
INCL
include
INCR
increase
INDC
indicates
INDEF
indefinate
INFO
information
INST
instrument
INSTBY
instability
INTMT
intermittent
INTS
intense
INTSFCN
intensification
INVOF
in the vicinity of
INVRN
inversion
IOVC
in the overcast
IPV
improve
IR
icy runway
ISOLD
isolated
IVFRC
in VFR conditions
JTSTR
jet stream
K
smoke
KDEP
smoke depth
KLYR
smoke layer aloft
KT
knots
KTS
knots
L
drizzle
LCL
local
LCLY
locally
LCTD
located
LKLY
likely
LKY
likely
LGT
light
LLWS
low level windshear
LN
line
LTG
lightning
LTNG
lightning
LTGCC
in-cloud lightning
LTGCCCG
cld-cld-gnd litning
LTGCG
cloud-gnd lightning
LTGCW
cloud-water litning
LTGIC
cloud lightning
LTLCG
little change
LTST
latest
LVL
level
LYRD
layered
M
measured ceiling
MAX
maximum
MB
millibars
MDFY
millibars
MDFY
modify
MDT
moderate
MEGG
merging
MFV
forward visibility
MNLD
mainland
MOGR
moderate or greater
MOVD
moved
MOVG
moving
MRGL
marginal
MSTR
moisture
MXD
mixed
MTN
mountain
MTNS
mountains
MTNUS
mountainous
NCWX
no change in weather
NERN
north eastern
NRN
northern
NGT
night
NMRS
numerous
NR
number
NRW
narrow
NS
nimbostratus
NXT
next
OAT
outside air temp
OBSC
obscure
OBSCD
obscured
OBSCN
obscuration
OCFNT
occluded front
OCLN
occlusion
OCNL
occational
OCR
occur
OCRG
occuring
OFP
occluded frt passage
OFSHR
off shore
OMTNS
over mountains
ONSHR
on shore
OTLK
outlook
OV
Location:
OVC
overcast
OVR
over
OVRNG
overrunning
PBL
probable
PCPN
precipitation
PIREP
pilot report
PNHDL
panhandle
PRCTNS
precautions
PRES
pressure
PRESFR
pressure falling
PRESRR
pressure rising
PRST
persist
PSBL
possible
PSN
position
PSR
packed snow n runway
PTCHY
patchy
PTN
portion
PTNS
portions
PVL
prevail
Q
squall
QSTNRY
quasistationary
QUAD
quadrant
R
rain
RDR
radar
RM
Remarks:
RNFL
rainfall
RS
Regular/Special obs:
RW
rain showers
RAFL
rainfall
RAREP
radar wx report
RESTR
restrict
RGD
ragged
RH
relitive humidity
RPD
rapid
RPRT
report
RSG
rising
RTE
route
RTRN
return
RVR
runway visual range
S
snow
SA
Scheduled obs:
SC
stratocumulus
SG
snow grains
SGFNT
significant
SHUD
should
SK
sky cover
SW
snow showers
SCT
scattered
SFC
surface
SHFT
shift
SHWR
shower
SKC
sky clear
SKED
schedule
SL
sea level
SLGTLY
slightly
SLGT
slight
SLO
slow
SLPG
slipping
SLR
slush on runway
SML
small
SMTH
smooth
SNW
snow
SNWFL
snowfall
SNFLK
snowflake
SPRDG
spreading
SQAL
squall
SQLN
squall line
SR
sunrise
SRN
southern
SS
sunset
ST
stratus
STBLZ
stabilize
STDY
steady
STG
strong
STGST
strongest
STL/CVG
satellite coverage
STM
storm
STMS
storms
SUGS
suggests
SVR
severe
SVRL
several
SXNS
sections
T
thunderstorm
TA
Temperature:
TB
Turbulence:
TAS
true airspeed
TCU
towering cumulus
TDA
today
TEMP
temperature
THDR
thunder
THK
thick
THN
thin
THSD
thousand
THRUT
throughout
TLWD
tail wind
TMPRY
temporary
TMW
tomorrow
TNDCY
tendency
TNGT
tonight
TOVC
top of overcast
TRML
terminal
TROF
trough
TROP
tropopause
TRRN
terrain
TRW
thunderstorm
TSHWR
thundershower
TSQLS
thundersqualls
TSTM
thunderstorm
TSTMS
thunderstorms
TURBC
turbulence
TURBT
turbulent
TWD
toward
TWRG
towering
TP
Craft type:
U
intensity unknown
UA
Pirep:
UDDF
up & down drafts
UNKN
unknown
UNL
unlimited
UNSTBL
unstable
UNSTDY
unsteady
UPDRFTS
updrafts
UPR
upper
UPSLP
upslope
UWNDS
upper winds
V
variable
VLNT
violent
VRBL
variable
VRY
very
VSBY
visibility
VSBYS
visibilities
W
indefinate
WA
airmet
WDLY
widely
WDSPRD
widespread
WFP
warm frontal passage
WK
weak
WKNG
weakening
WLY
westerly
WND
wind
WNDS
winds
WNDSHR
wind shear
WR
wet runway
WRM
warm
WRMING
warming
WRMNG
warming
WRN
western
WRMFNT
warm front
WS
sigmet
WTRS
waters
WSHFT
wind shift
WW
weather warning
WX
weather
X
obscuration
XCP
except
XPC
expect
XPCD
expected
XTND
extend
XTNDS
extends
YDA
yesterday
ZL
freezing drizzle
ZR
frezzing rain
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