FZDZ - What does FZDZ stand for? The Free Dictionary
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Freezing rain (FZRA) or drizzle (FZDZ
) reports indicate the same situation, except with a shallower layer of cold air.
There is no real standard for the [AWOS] equipment." He also cautions, "We've tested a few [AWOSs] and they also can output freezing drizzle (FZDZ
) and freezing rain (FZRA), but they rely on temperature measurements (and not actual accretion) to make these determinations.
There may be little warning either, as precipitation at the surface maybe reported as rain (RA), drizzle (DZ), freezing rain (FZRA), freezing drizzle (FZDZ
), ice pellets (PL), or unknown precipitation (UP), but never snow (SN).