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Over the last several months, the AAWU has been working to navigate its webpages to a nationally supported server. Security, as well as other needs, have necessitated the change.  We have been given an extension for the site changeover while we diligently work at addressing feedback received. As of July 14, 2017, aawu.arh.noaa.gov will be discontinued. The new AAWU web address is weather.gov/aawu. It is now live and will run in-parallel with the old site until it is discontinued on July 14, 2017. Please continue to send any feedback or questions regarding the new webpages to nws.ar.aawu.webauthors@noaa.gov.  Thank you for your patience during this time of transition.
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Abbreviattions used in AAWU products.
  • ABT . . ABOUT
  • ADJ . . ADJACENT
  • AFT . . AFTER
  • AGL . . ABOVE GROUND LEVEL
  • APCH. . .APPROACH
  • BASE. . .CLOUD BASE
  • BCFG. . .FOG PATCHES
  • BDRY. . .BOUNDRY
  • BECMG . . BECOMING
  • BKN . . BROKEN (5-7 oktas)
  • BLDG. . .BUILDING
  • BLSN. . .BLOWING SNOW
  • BLW . . BELOW
  • BR. . .MIST
  • BTN . . BETWEEN
  • CAT . . CLEAR AIR TURBULENCE
  • CB. . .CUMULONIMBUS
  • CIG . . CEILING
  • CLA . . CLEAR TYPE OF ICE
  • CLR . . CLEAR
  • CNS . . CONTINUOUS
  • COND. . .CONDITION
  • CONT. . .CONTINUE
  • CST . . COAST
  • DRSN. . .LOW DRIFTING SNOW
  • DURG . . DURING
  • DS. . .DUSTSTORM
  • DU. . .DUST
  • DZ. . .DRIZZLE
  • E . . EAST
  • EMBD. . .EMBEDDED
  • ERN . . EASTERN
  • EXC . . EXCEPT
  • EXP . . EXPECT
  • FC. . .FUNNEL CLOUD
  • FEW . . FEW CLOUDS (<2 oktas)
  • FG. . .FOG
  • FL. . .FLIGHT LEVEL
  • FM. . .FROM
  • FRQ . . FREQUENT
  • FU. . .SMOKE
  • FZ. . .FREEZING
  • FZDZ. . .FREEZING DRIZZLE
  • FZFG. . .FREEZING FOG
  • FZRA. . .FREEZING RAIN
  • GEN . . GENERAL
  • GND . . GROUND
  • GR. . .HAIL
  • GS. . .SMALL HAIL/SNOW PELLETS
  • HGT . . HEIGHT
  • HZ. . .HAZE
  • IC. . .ICE CRYSTALS
  • ICE . . ICING
  • IMPR. . .IMROVE/IMPROVING
  • INC . . IN CLOUD
  • INTER . . INTERMITTENT
  • INTSF . . INTENSIFY/INTENSIFYING
  • INTST . . INTENSITY
  • ISOL. . .ISOLATED
  • JTST. . .JET STREAM
  • KT. . .KNOTS
  • INLD . . INLAND
  • LTD . . LIMITED
  • LYRS . . LAYERS
  • MB. . .MILLIBARS
  • MEGG . . MERGING
  • MIFG. . .SHALLOW FOG
  • MOD . . MODERATE
  • MON . . ABOVE MOUNTAIN
  • MOV . . MOVE
  • MSL . . MEAN SEA LEVEL
  • MTS . . MOUNTAINS
  • MT. . .MOUNTAIN
  • MTW . . MOUNTAIN WAVES
  • N . . NORTH
  • NC. . .NO CHANGE
  • NERN . . NORTHEASTERN
  • NGT . . NIGHT
  • NIL . . NO/NONE
  • NM. . .NAUTICAL MILES
  • NRN . . NORTHERN
  • NSW . . NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
  • NWRN . . NORTHWESTERN
  • NXT . . NEXT
  • OBSC. . .OBSCURE
  • OFSHR . . OFFSHORE
  • OCNL. . .OCCASIONAL/LY
  • OVC . . OVERCAST (8 oktas)
  • P6SM. . .VIS > 6SM
  • PL . . ICE PELLETS
  • PO . . DUST DEVILS
  • PRFG. . .PARTIAL FOG
  • PROB. . .PROBABILITY
  • PY. . .SPRAY
  • RA. . .RAIN
  • RAPID . . RAPID/LY
  • RASN. . .RAIN AND SNOW (Steady and Showers)
  • RE. . .RECENT
  • REP . . REPORT
  • REQ . . REQUEST
  • RMK . . REMARK
  • RTD . . DELAYED
  • RVR . . RUNWAY VISUAL RANGE
  • S . . SOUTH
  • SA. . .SAND
  • SCT . . SCATTERED (3-4 oktas)
  • SERN . . SOUTHEASTERN
  • SEPD . . SEPARATED
  • SEV . . SEVERE
  • SFC . . SURFACE
  • SG. . .SNOW GRAINS
  • SH. . .SHOWERS
  • SHRA . . RAIN SHOWERS
  • SHSN . . SNOWSHOWERS
  • SIGWX . . SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
  • SKC . . SKY CLEAR
  • SM. . .STATUTE MILES
  • SN. . .SNOW
  • SQ. . .SQUALL
  • SRN . . SOUTHERN
  • SS. . .SANDSTORM
  • STNR. . .STATIONARY
  • SWRN . . SOUTHWESTERN
  • TCU . . TOWERING CUMULUS
  • TEMPO . . TEMPORARY
  • THRU. . .THROUGH
  • TIL . . UNTIL
  • TOP . . CLOUD TOP
  • TS. . .THUNDERSTORM
  • TSGR. . .THUNDERSTORM WITH HAIL
  • TURB. . .TURBULENCE
  • TYPH. . .TYPHOON
  • UNL . . UNLIMITED
  • UP. . .UNKNOWN PRECIPITATION
  • VA. . .VOLCANIC ASH
  • VLYS . . IN VALLEYS
  • VC. . .IN THE VICINITY
  • VIS . . VISIBILITY
  • VV . . VERTICAL VISIBILITY
  • W . . WEST
  • WDSPRD . . WIDESPREAD
  • WEF . . EFFECTIVE FROM
  • WI . . WITHIN
  • WID . . WIDTH
  • WKN . . WEAKEN/WEAKENING
  • WRN . . WESTERN
  • WRNG. . .WARNING
  • WS. . .WIND SHEAR
  • WTSPT . . WATERSPOUT
  • WX. . .WEATHER

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