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Use to warn commanders of severe weather affecting the area of operations. Transmit this message as required until normal weather communications are established. Reference: FM 34-81.

LINE 1 -- DATE AND TIME______________________________(DTG)

LINE 2 -- UNIT________________________________________(Unit Making Report)

LINE 3 -- VALID_______________________________________(DTG the Warning is Effective From)

LINE 4 -- UNTIL_______________________________________(DTG the Warning is Effective to)

LINE 5 -- WEATHER____________________________________(Atmosphere Conditions With Respect to Cloudiness, Precipitation, or Other Weather Phenomena)

LINE 6 -- VISIBILITY___________________________________(Minimum Visibility in Meters)

LINE 7 -- CEILING_____________________________________(Lowest Forecast Ceiling in Feet)

LINE 8 -- SPEED_______________________________________(Maximum Sustained Wind Speed in Knots)

LINE 9 -- GUSTS_______________________________________(Peak Wind Gusts in Knots)

LINE 10 -- DIRECTION _________________________________(Wind Direction in Degrees)

LINE 11 -- NARRATIVE_________________________________(Free Text for Additional Information Required for Clarification of Report)

LINE 12 -- AUTHENTICATION___________________________(Report Authentication)