METAR Weather Abbreviations

BLPY – Blowing spray
BR – Mist
DS – Dust Storm
DU – Widespread Dust
DZ – Drizzle
FC – Funnel Cloud
+FC – Tornado/Water Spout
FG – Fog
FU – Smoke
GR – Hail
GS – Small Hail/Snow Pellets
HZ – Haze

IC – Ice Crystals
PL – Ice Pellets
PO – Dust/Sand Whirls
RA – Rain
SA – Sand
SG – Snow Grains
SN – Snow
SQ – Squall
SS – Sandstorm
UP – Unknown Precipitation
VA – Volcanic Ash