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FS2004 - Nothing but Stratus Forming

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I'm running WxRE 1.9 in FS2004. All I am getting is stratus layers after WxRE downloads and updates the weather. I confirmed this by looking at the FS2004 custom weather dialogue box which indeed shows nothing but stratus. I have seen this every time I have run WxRE. I am allowing plenty of time for WxRE to build in the clouds. Eventually, I have to manually change the cloud type to cumulus in FS2004. Any info on why I never get cumulus formations with WxRE would be appreciated.

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Hi there,wxRE determines cloud type from a computation of relative air stability. This comes from temperature, wind condition and air pressure/altimeter setting. When such "stable" conditions are present, stratus forms. When "unstable" conditions are present, cumulus forms. You can test this by sending a custom METAR string with a low altimeter setting (try 29.80). It should set to cumulus. Normally this system works pretty good to simulate the kind of clouds you will likely find in real life at that time. Of course it has limitations and I am working on adding a more random influence in this (as an option) as well as more intelligent cloud type computations.-Damian[table border=0" cellspacing="30" cellpadding="0][tr][td align = "left"]Damian ClarkHiFi Simulation SoftwareDeveloper of ActiveSkyThe next-generation weather environment simulation for FS2002!http://hifi.avsim.net/activesky[/td][td]http://hifi.avsim.net/activesky/images/wxrebeta.jpg][/td][/tr][/table://http://hifi.avsim.net/activesky/ima...[/tr][/table

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