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I was looking at your "current weather" graphic on the site and I noticed that one of the stations was reporting +DZ, I was wondering if you could tell me where I could find a list of these types of weather codes.

Posted January 26, 2008 12:19 p.m. EST

MIKE MOSS SAYS:     Geoff,    That would have been a so-called METAR code for heavy drizzle (which is legitimate, but sounds a bit oxymoronic, doesn't it?). You can find a table of these codes and instructions for reading METAR observations in general at