The flight following subscription is not required in order to benefit from the Map Overlay options. The weather overlays are provided by DTN.
Layers may be turned on/off by clicking the layer icon and setting hide/show. Once hide/show are set, the settings are saved until changed again. The weather layers are updated continuously.
Map layers available include:
- Weather Fronts
- US Convective Sigmets
- Airmets: Icing, Turbulence and IFR/Mtn
- Global Sigmets
- Tropical Storm
- Volcanic Ash
Real-time doppler radar displays globally.
Real-time satellite displays globally.
Display cold, warm, stationary and occluded fronts.
US Convective Sigmets
Display convection over the Continental U.S.
Display Icing, Turbulence and IFR Airmets using three different toggles.
- Icing Example:
- Turbulence Example:
- IFR/Mtn Example:
Display convective and non-convective global sigmets.
Display METARs and TAFs. Click the dot to view the details.
TFRs (Temporary Flight Restrictions)
There are four TFR flag colors on the map, Red, Green, Blue and Orange. Red is Nuclear, Green refer to Stadium TFRs, Blue are Presidential and Orange are Fire.
Easily view active tropical storms that exist in the national waters.
View active volcano activity throughout the globe.
View the Volcano Ash details of the active volcano activity.
Color Coding of Volcano
The volcano symbol can display in 4 different colors, Green, Yellow, Orange or Red. In this example, the color is Orange and there is an Ash symbol as well. Click on the triangle to learn the details of the active volcano.