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FZFreezingPRPartialDZDrizzleRARainSNSnowSGSnow grainsICIce crystalsPLIce PelletsGRHailGSSmall hail or snow pelletsUPUnknown precipitationBRMistFGFogFUSmokeDUDustSASandHZHazePYSprayVAVolcanic AshPODust/Sand whirlsSQSquallsFCFunnel cloud+FCTornado or WaterspoutSSSandstormDSDust stormMETARRoutine hourly reportSPECISpecial, unscheduled reportKIADK = U.S. identifier IAD = Dulles (Airport Code)KAFFU.S. Air Force Academy Airfield212355ZReport made on the 21st day of the month at 2355 Zulu (11:55PM GMT)AUTOAutomated stationCORCorrected automated report36007G15KTWinds from the north at a speed of 7 knots with gusts up to 15 knots15SMVisibility of 15 statute miles (SM)R36L/2400Visibility of 2,400 feet for runway 36 leftSKCSky condition: Clear (manual report)CLRSky condition: Clear (automated report)FEWSky condition: Few (1/8 to 2/8 of sky covered)SCTSky condition: Scattered (3/8 to 4/8 of sky covered)BKNSky condition: Broken (5/8 to 7/8 of sky covered)OVCSky condition: Overcast (total sky coverage)SCT060Scattered clouds with a base of 6,000 feetSCT060 BKN220Scattered (3/8 to 4/8 of sky covered) clouds at 6,000 feet, Broken (5/8 to 7/8 of sky covered) clouds with a 22,000 foot ceiling15/M01Temp: 15⁰ C Dew Point: -1⁰ C25/17Temp: 25⁰ C Dew Point: 17⁰ CA295729.57"HgRMKRemark