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Question of the week: Sigmets

Question: A nonconvective sigmet is issued for which types of conditions?

Answer: They may be issued for severe or greater turbulence, severe icing, widespread dust storms, widespread sand storms, and volcanic ash. For more information on aviation weather services, see Advisory Circular 00-45G.

Topics: Weather, FAA Information and Services

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