Vertical visibility

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Term vertical visibility
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Abbreviation

VV

Definition

The distance one can see upward into a surface based obscuration; or the maximum height from which a pilot in flight can recognize the ground through a surface based obscuration.

Definition Source

FAA, NOAA, "Aviation Weather", Glossary of Weather Terms [1]

Note

(followed by figures in METAR/SPECI and TAF)