C11. Weather Conditions

Definition:

The prevailing atmospheric conditions that existed at the time of the crash.

Element Attributes:
Subfield 1: Weather Conditions

Clear
Cloudy
Fog, Smog, Smoke
Rain
Sleet or Hail
Freezing Rain or Freezing Drizzle
Snow
Blowing Snow
Severe Crosswinds
Blowing Sand, Soil, Dirt
Other
Unknown

Subfield 2: Weather Conditions

See attributes in Subfield 1

Rationale:

Important for management/administration and evaluation. Critical for prevention programs and engineering evaluations.