Forecaster Performance Criterion 2.1e


Forecasting precipitation

Performance Criterion Description:

The forecaster must apply meteorological knowledge and skill in forecasting precipitation and associated visibility. 



Throughout an assessment period the forecaster is asked to forecast precipitation for an area of responsibility.  The parameters may include precipitation type, amount, rate, phase changes, visibility correlations and effects on runway conditions. 



The forecaster must apply the appropriate precipitation forecasting techniques

in order to effectively forecast