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Ceiling OVC vs VV

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The ceiling can be reported as broken, overcast, or vertical visibility. My question is what is the difference between OVC007 and VV007? I know what OVC007 means; it is the lowest overcast layer but vv007 is confusing...when I go to an airport that is reporting vv700 what I am expecting to see.

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  1. Mark Kolber on Dec 13, 2014

    What does the AIM and your weather texts (such as the FAA’s “Aviation Weather” say about what “Vertical Visibility” means and how it is used?

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  2. Mark Kolber on Dec 14, 2014

    Yeah, I don’t like it either when someone suggests I learn something. I’d much rather they looked it up for me 😀

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