This glossary not only contains general weather terms, but also definitions in the areas of marine, fire weather, hydrology, aviation, and climatology. We also added definitions explaining what the various National Weather Service products, advisories, watches, and warnings mean. Finally, an "Acronym and Abbreviation Section" was added so that our users will be able to decipher the many abbreviations and acronyms that we use in our forecast discussions and aviation weather forecasts. We hope that you will find this glossary useful in understanding the weather and our products!
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|Acronyms & Abbreviations Section|
Acknowledgments: Thanks to the many individuals who provided input to this glossary.