45 =========== Milton Hare *AT* Williams, CA
Shows if the model expects sun or cloud. Very important on days with variable cloud cover so you can compare what the model expected to see with actual conditions.

81 =========== Bob Gibbons *AT* Texas Soaring Association (TSA), Dallas, TX
Another winter criterea

101 =========== ---------- *AT* Ellenville, NY
This ETA model does not seem to take in the effect of high clouds or does it? We are more interested in if this number is taken into account when the thermal strenght is calculated.

It's supposed to.

132 =========== Bob Ireland *AT* Williams, CA