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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)