Automated Data Plotter
This application dynamically generates many types of graphs. These graphs are derived from processing of various data sources done by the IEM. Please feel free to use these generated graphics in whatever way you wish.
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Plot Description:This chart summarizes Flight Category by hour and day of a given month. In the case of multiple observations for a given hour, the worst category is plotted.
|Unknown||Unknown||No report or missing visibility for that hour|
|VFR||Visual Flight Rules||Ceiling > 3000' AGL and visibility > 5 statutes miles (green)|
|MVFR||Marginal Visual Flight Rules||1000-3000' ceilings and/or 3-5 statute miles, inclusive (blue)|
|IFR||Instrument Fight Rules||500 - < 1000' ceilings and/or 1 to < 3 statute miles (red)|
|LIFR||Low Instrument Flight Rules||< 500' AGL ceilings and/or < 1 mile (magenta)|
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