Monday, July 6, 2009

Check the N38 Weather Map

If you are a "visual" person, like me, you'll really like the graphic map provides. Click on the title of this article or here to go right to the site.

Under the WEATHER tab, you can show/hide the real-time weather and flight restrictions listed here simply by checking or un-checking them.
  • Airmets/Sigmets
  • METARs
As shown in the picture with this article, when you roll your mouse cursor over an airport like KIPT (Williamsport), you can read the METAR and other data in a little pop-up box like you see in the upper left corner of picture with this article.
  • TAFs
  • PIREPs
  • Winds Aloft
  • TFRs
  • Stadium TFRs
  • NEXRAD, and
  • Surface Analysis
Under the VIEW tab, you can show/hide non-real-time data and photos by checking or un-checking them.
  • Airports
  • Navaids
  • Map Scale
  • Fill TFR Areas
  • Airport Photos
  • Pirep Photos
Under the REPORTS tab, you can generate reports and search results by clicking on one of these items.
  • Show Quick Flight Path Info
  • Full Weather Brief
  • Your Previous Weather Brief
  • Look-up Airport/Navaid
  • Browse USA Airport Details
Finally, under the HELP tab, you can toggle tool-tips, other help pages and contact

Disclaimer: This graphical weather overview is for planning purposes and does not replace 1-800-WXBRIEF.

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