pirep


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pirep

[′pī‚rep]
(meteorology)
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When your proposed departure time is within two hours, current conditions will be given including a summary of current weather, PIREPs and weather radar information.
It appears there have been some problems with PIREPS not showing up as you experienced.
Get a good weather brief, listen to those PIREPs, and never take any unnecessary chances.
In both cases, "flight crews were not provided" submitted Pireps about hazardous weather before they flew into it.
Through the Aeroview Pilot tablet app, you can submit PIREPs electronically to Flight Service, in addition to viewing other PIREPs, and receive PIREP alerts near your current position.
Earlier this year, however, the FAA changed ATC's PIREP reporting system.
Hazardous weather phenomena, including thunderstorms, wind shear, moderate or greater turbulence, icing at or over light levels, and volcanic ash, will also trigger PIREP requests from ATC.
About 15 minutes later, we received another 99 PIREP call, "Winds at PSAB increasing 310 at 20G25, with brownout conditions in effect, visibility as low as one-half mile.
The copilot passed a PIREP at the MAP and over the field to approach and told them we would make a second attempt.
When the controllers have not met their PIREP quota.
And, of course, he got a PIREP for the local area, which proved to be the deciding factor in his decision to abort the mission and return home immediately.