The interactive graphic above points out the various components of a TAF. They are, location identifier, time issued, valid period for report, forecasted wind, forecasted visibility, forecasted clouds, and forecasted windshear. Aditional blocks of forecasted conditions may be included for additional predicted times within the report period.
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The interactive graphic above points out the various components of a METAR. They are, location identifier, designator for automated observations, wind speed and direction, visibility, runway visual range, weather conditions, temperature and dewpoint, altimeter setting, and an otional area for remarks.