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The TAFs Page contains 3 major sections:
- The first section contains a link to the TAFs Java Tool. Click on
this link and a Java applet will load on a different page. Once the
applet has loaded, move the cursor over a TAF site and the latest raw
text TAF will appear. Hold down the mouse button while dragging it to
zoom in on a location and unclutter the map. If 'auto-update' is
selected, the data will update automatically.
- The second section contains a method for obtaining the latest
plots of TAFs. Click either "Prevailing" or
"Temporary" conditions, then select the desired valid time,
then click on the map. The METAR help pages have a legend for the weather
- The third section contains a method for obtaining the latest raw
and translated Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAFs) data from the
National Weather Service. Accessing TAFs for specific stations is
accomplished using the FORM and entering the 4-letter ICAO station
identifier and clicking on the TAF Only or TAF
and METAR button. This should retrieve the most recent
forecast for the requested station(s). Obtain all stations in a given
state by entering @ and a state abbreviation (@NY,
@NJ for example).
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