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Winds/Temps Info: Overview


The Winds/Temps page provides 2D graphics of winds and temperatures at a multitude of altitudes from the current time until multiple days in the future.

The data used in these displays come from complex weather computer models that start with the existing weather data from surface weather stations, weather balloons, satellite, and other data and then forecast into the future. These same models are used by TV weather forecasters to deliver their audiences the daily forecasts. Since temperature and wind affect aircraft, we provide simple views of these data across the U.S. More specific information regarding presentation of each variable is found on proceeding pages.