Internet Weather Sites
Sound Clip and Study text at
Current hourly aviation weather observations (METAR) and terminal
forecasts (TAF) can be found at
A study guide for reading and understanding aviation hourly weather observations and
The FAA publication Weather Formats: METAR/TAF (FAA/ARW-200/99/001) is
available from the FSDO, Wings Programs or from FAA at 202 366 1107. It is
also available for download as a PDF file at
Gleam's Aviation Weather
Gleim, the publisher of the red study guides, now offers aviation weather on its
website. The Gleim weather page contains a map of the United States with links
to all weather radar sites throughout the country, as well as those in Alaska,
Hawaii, Guam, and the Caribbean. You can also easily access text weather
information such as area forecasts, TAFs, METARs, and winds aloft for all U.S.
reporting stations. Plus, extended forecasts are available for almost every city
in the United States.