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I don't know, maybe it's such an obvious thing that I am missing it, but I have had this issue since I bought FSX as it first came out. I take off from KCOS (Colorado Springs) pretty much all the time but I have this annoying problem with the cloud height being too low. I'm talking in the ground low. If I am running default FSX weather, I can access the menu from in game - select weather - make no changes - hit ok - and boom the clouds reset to a proper height. I have done google searches and forum searches and maybe I'm just not using the right terms but I can't find any reference to this issue. I have weather add-ons (ASX, REX, ASA) and they all suffer from the same problem - only I usually can't fix it by doing those same steps listed above.Am I just totally clueless and have missed a setting somewhere? I can't imagine the clouds don't auto adjust based on the elevation of the airport and the area around which one is flying.Maybe this is an RTFM issue, but I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.Oh and yeah - I have just dealt with it all this time so it's not a crushing issue, but it's always bugged me.

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I don't know, maybe it's such an obvious thing that I am missing it, but I have had this issue since I bought FSX as it first came out. I take off from KCOS (Colorado Springs) pretty much all the time but I have this annoying problem with the cloud height being too low. I'm talking in the ground low. If I am running default FSX weather, I can access the menu from in game - select weather - make no changes - hit ok - and boom the clouds reset to a proper height. I have done google searches and forum searches and maybe I'm just not using the right terms but I can't find any reference to this issue. I have weather add-ons (ASX, REX, ASA) and they all suffer from the same problem - only I usually can't fix it by doing those same steps listed above.Am I just totally clueless and have missed a setting somewhere? I can't imagine the clouds don't auto adjust based on the elevation of the airport and the area around which one is flying.Maybe this is an RTFM issue, but I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.Oh and yeah - I have just dealt with it all this time so it's not a crushing issue, but it's always bugged me.
Makes me wonder if real weather METARS are set as sea level instead of agl of the reporting station. L.Adamson

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I don't know, maybe it's such an obvious thing that I am missing it, but I have had this issue since I bought FSX as it first came out. I take off from KCOS (Colorado Springs) pretty much all the time but I have this annoying problem with the cloud height being too low. I'm talking in the ground low. If I am running default FSX weather, I can access the menu from in game - select weather - make no changes - hit ok - and boom the clouds reset to a proper height. I have done google searches and forum searches and maybe I'm just not using the right terms but I can't find any reference to this issue. I have weather add-ons (ASX, REX, ASA) and they all suffer from the same problem - only I usually can't fix it by doing those same steps listed above.Am I just totally clueless and have missed a setting somewhere? I can't imagine the clouds don't auto adjust based on the elevation of the airport and the area around which one is flying.Maybe this is an RTFM issue, but I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.Oh and yeah - I have just dealt with it all this time so it's not a crushing issue, but it's always bugged me.
This is one of FSX quirks, if you change the location from your startup airport to one with a higher elevation When the sim loads it doesn't account for the elevation change for weather. Once though you go to the weather menu it resets itself.

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