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Preface

Alert Weather Watches such as AIRMETs, SIGMETs and Convective SIGMETS are issued when they cover an area of 3000 square miles or more. Why is this worth knowing? (May have multiple answers.)

1.

Localized areas might contain hazardous weather.

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Aviation trivia

3.

Alert Weather Watches assure safe weather elsewhere.

4.

Absence of an advisory does not mean absence of hazardous weather.

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