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The New Prog Chart Symbology

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Color: light green: light precip? dark green: heavy precip? violet: light snow? magenta: icing? What is the red outline with hashed red lines inside?

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    Russ Roslewski on Oct 29, 2015

    If you look at the “full” version of the chart:

    http://aviationweather.gov/progchart/sfc

    The legend is at the bottom of the chart. I think this should answer all your questions.

    The “thumbnail” views do not have the legend.

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  2. Drew on Oct 29, 2015

    Thank you. My bookmarked page wasn’t showing the legend. I really like what NWS is doing to improve the site.

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