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In the following excerpts from an area forecast what is the meaning of the following abbreviations: 

LO, LE, LS, LM, LH

WI MI LS LM LH
NRN WI/UPR MI/LS...BKN-OVC020-030 LYRD TO FL240. OVC CI. OCNL
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 222000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 221400...OTLK VALID 221400-222000
ME NH VT MA RI CT NY LO NJ PA OH LE WV MD DC DE VA AND CSTL WTRS
OH LE
N HLF OH/LE...OVC025 TOPS 060. BECMG 0710 OVC020. OCNL VIS 4SM
 
 

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    Paul Tocknell on Dec 22, 2011

    That would be:

    LO = Lake Ontario

    LE  = Lake Erie

    LS = Lake Superior

    LM = Lake Michigan

    LH = Luke Huron

    What’s really fun is listening to controllers having to rattle off these plus 10 state names on center frequency every 10 minutes when they update certain Airmets and Sigmets.

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  2. bob on Oct 21, 2013

    Why is an area forecast abbreviated with FA?

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