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A Laymans Guide to En Route Weather During Thunderstorm Season

Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on 58aviation.com. Foreword to ATCs and Aircrews:  This article is meant for the flying public who may not know what goes on behind the scenes.  The explanations are a quick and remedial way of showing what we do. Today marked the beginning of thunderstorm season in earnest for air traffic control on a national scale.  Wide-spread thunderstorms developed into severe thunderstorms over Oklahoma and Arkansas and are moving East-Northeast still as I write. [caption id="attachment_1946"…