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The WSUS31 is an WMO ICAO communications header. It is not a SIGMET category, it just identifies the basic item and source, in this case WSUS31 is weather-SIGMET united states, 3x is for regional distribution (eg the Americas) x1, x2, x3 are the east, central, and west SIGMET areas in the contiguous USA[CONUS]. Another example: An AIRMET for the far west ...

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