cautionary

i. With respect to wake turbulence, information transmitted to an aircraft on (a) the possible location of wake turbulence or (b) the location of a heavy or medium aircraft behind which it will pass or follow.
ii. As it relates to meteorology, it is the caution of impending weather limitations, although not to such an extent that the weather is totally unfit for flying operations.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • cautionary — /kaw sheuh ner ee/, adj. of the nature of or containing a warning: cautionary advice; a cautionary tale. [1590 1600; CAUTION + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

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