It's Nasty Out There!

Real World:
Data at: 2113 UTC 02 Feb 2021
METAR for: KGSO (Greensboro Intl, NC, US)
Text: KGSO 022054Z 32016G26KT 10SM FEW040 BKN100 BKN250 04/M06 A2972 RMK AO2 PK WND 30030/2000 SLP069 T00391056 53007
(Translation)
Temperature: 3.9°C ( 39°F)
Dewpoint: -5.6°C ( 22°F) [RH = 50%]
Pressure (altimeter): 29.72 inches Hg (1006.5 mb) [Sea level pressure: 1006.9 mb]
Winds: from the NW (320 degrees) at 18 MPH (16 knots; 8.2 m/s) gusting to 30 MPH (26 knots; 13.4 m/s)
Visibility: 10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling: 10000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 4000 feet AGL, broken clouds at 10000 feet AGL, broken clouds at 25000 feet AGL

It’s a good day for STOL practice on Rwy 32!

You think that’s bad?

Today’s leg on my ongoing XCub world tour would have been from Nouméa, New Caledonia (bottom left) to Tanna, Vanuatu (middle island, top right. A simple enough trip, but not in a typhoon…

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