General Aviation Weather

Text Reports

Enter one or more of the following location identifiers separated by a space:

Zip Code, Four-Character ICAO or Three-Character IATA airport codes.

METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
METAR KCHS 191356Z 01007KT 4SM BR OVC003 15/14 A2998 RMK AO2 DZE43 SLP151 P0000 T01500139
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
KCHS 191417Z 1914/2012 01009KT 4SM -DZ BR OVC003
     FM191700 02010KT 5SM -RA BR OVC005
     FM200000 01013G22KT 6SM BR VCSH OVC006
     FM200800 01014G24KT 6SM BR SCT006 BKN010=
Decoded:
ID: KCHS   Charleston Muni, SC
REPORT TIME: 19 14:17
VALID TIME: 19 April AT 14:00Z to 20 April AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 10 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: 4.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -DZ_BR
   CLOUDS: 3 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 17:00Z
   WINDS: 20 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -RA_BR
   CLOUDS: 5 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 10 AT 13 GUST 22
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR_VCSH
   CLOUDS: 6 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 08:00Z
   WINDS: 10 AT 14 GUST 24
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 6 SCT
   CLOUDS: 10 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
MIAS WA 191445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 192100
.
AIRMET IFR...NC SC GA FL VA AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 40E RIC TO 20ESE ORF TO 70SE ECG TO SAV TO CRG TO CTY TO
30SE TLH TO 50SW TLH TO 50SW PZD TO GQO TO 30N RDU TO 40E RIC
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...NC SC GA
FROM 40SE PSK TO 20S CLT TO ATL TO GQO TO HMV TO 40SE PSK
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 00-03Z.
....
MIAT WA 191445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 192100
.
AIRMET TURB...NC SC GA ME NH VT MA RI CT NY LO NJ PA OH LE WV MD
DC DE VA AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 30E HUL TO 60SW YSJ TO 150ESE ACK TO 90SSW ACK TO 20S ORF
TO 30SSW ILM TO 20SW FLO TO 30N CRG TO AMG TO GQO TO HMV TO HNN
TO 60W HNN TO 20SW YYZ TO MSS TO YSC TO 30E HUL
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL450. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...TURB NC SC GA ME NH VT MA RI CT NY LO NJ
PA OH LE WV MD DC DE VA AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 20NE YSC-60SW YSJ-200SE ACK-20SSE SIE-50SE ECG-30N
CRG-50SW PZD-GQO-HMV-HNN-20SW YYZ-MSS-20NE YSC
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL450. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
....
MIAZ WA 191445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 192100
.
AIRMET ICE...NC SC GA VA AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 30NE RIC TO 160SE SIE TO 190ESE ECG TO 150SSE ILM TO CHS TO
GQO TO PSK TO 30NE RIC
MOD ICE BTN 120 AND FL240. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...ICE NC SC GA FL VA AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 30E RIC-150SE SIE-190ESE ECG-130SSE ILM-220SE CHS-20SW
CRG-SAV-20S VXV-HMV-30E RIC
MOD ICE BTN 120 AND FL240. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 105-150 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 70SSE SJI-110W PIE-80NE TRV-220SE CHS
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
M0243/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QMRGOA)  KCHSB)  201404182010C)  201404192359E)  RUNWAY 15/33 AND RUNWAY 03/21 ARE WETCREATED: 18 Apr 2014 20:11:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0215/14 NOTAMR M0111/14
Q)  /QOLASA)  KCHSB)  201404021630C)  201405122359E)  THE FOLLOWING TOWER OBSTRUCTION LIGHT IS OTS.  THE TOWERS ARE  APPROX. 265' TALL.  LAT 32 56' 17.0232 LONG 79 56 9.0882 / LAT 32 56' 8.4978 LONG 79 56' 18.243 / LAT 32 55' 45.5376 LONG 79 56 22.146 /  LAT 32 55' 41.2026 LONG 79 56' 14.6112 (NAVAL WEAPONS STATION).CREATED: 02 Apr 2014 16:00:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0214/14 NOTAMR M0212/14
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KCHSB)  201404021504C)  201405152359E)  BASH PHASE II IN EFFECT.  IF THE CURRENT BWC, AS REPORTED BYTOWER, IS MODERATE OR BELOW THEN A ONE-TIME DEPARTURE/RECOVERY FROMTHE LOCAL AREA DURING THE BASH SUNRISE/SUNSET WINDOW IS AUTHORIZEDFOR THE FOLLOWING MISSIONS: JA/ATTS, OFF-STATION TRAINERS, REAL-WORLDMISSIONS (I.E., TACC) AND TRAINERS DEPARTING THE LOCAL AREA (ARTRACKS ARE NOT IN THE LOCAL AREA).  SEE AP/1, PAGE 3-197 FORADDITIONAL INFORMATION.CREATED: 02 Apr 2014 15:06:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0206/14 NOTAMR M0003/14
Q)  /QLBASA)  KCHSB)  201403301100C)  201406281100E)  AERODROME BEACON UNSERVICEABLECREATED: 30 Mar 2014 11:00:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0189/14 NOTAMR M0005/14
Q)  /QMXLCA)  KCHSB)  201403212235C)  201406182359E)  TAXIWAY KILO AND HOT CARGO PAD CLOSEDCREATED: 21 Mar 2014 22:42:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0188/14 NOTAMR M0007/14
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KCHSB)  201403212230C)  201406182359E)  CHARLESTON LIMITED TO 1.4 HAZARDOUS CARGO CLASS EXPLOSIVESCREATED: 21 Mar 2014 22:32:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0178/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QMBCHA)  KCHSB)  201403180730C)  201406152359E)  RWY 15/33 BEARING STRENGTH CHANGED TO 73/R/B/W/TCREATED: 18 Mar 2014 07:32:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0144/14 NOTAMR M0898/13
Q)  /QLPXXA)  KCHSB)  201403042141C)  201406012359E)  RWY 15 PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR UNUSABLE 7 DEGREES RIGHTOF CENTERLINECREATED: 04 Mar 2014 21:39:00 SOURCE: KCHS
M0068/14 NOTAMR M0868/13
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KCHSB)  201402012110C)  201404302359E)  TREE HARVEST IN PROGRESS APPROXIMATELY 10,000 FT OF RWY 03       APPROACH. MEN AND EQUIPMENT WORKING IN THE AREA AND POTENTIAL EXISTS                      FOR NIGHT TIME OPERATIONS.CREATED: 01 Feb 2014 12:20:00 SOURCE: KCHS
!CHS 04/024 CHS OBST CRANE 32530.04N080021.0W (3060FT SW APCH END RWY 33) 211FT (165FT AGL) LGTD FLAGGED 1404182359-1406062359
CREATED: 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 04/009 CHS OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1056293) 325207.40N800309.80W (1.9NM SSW CHS) 153FT (141FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1404080506-1404230506
CREATED: 08 Apr 2014 05:08:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 04/008 CHS OBST CRANE 325303N0800213W (3200FT SW APCH END RWY 33) UNKN (130FT AGL) FLAGGED DAILY 1100-2200 1404081100-1406302200
CREATED: 07 Apr 2014 18:25:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 04/007 CHS OBST CRANE 3253004N0800210W (3060FT SW APCH END RWY 33) UNKN (130FT) FLAGGED AND LGTD DAILY 2359-0800 1404072359-1404280800
CREATED: 07 Apr 2014 18:21:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 04/004 CHS OBST CRANE UNKNOWN (4265FT SE APCH END RWY 3) 177FT (160FT AGL) DAILY 1100-2300 FLAGGED AND LGTD 1404031338-1406302200EST
CREATED: 03 Apr 2014 13:39:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 04/003 CHS APRON TERMINAL RAMP WORK IN PROGRESS CONSTRUCTION ADJ 1404031337-1412312200EST
CREATED: 03 Apr 2014 13:37:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 03/027 CHS OBST CRANE 32538.45N080221.66W (2345FT E APCH END RWY 03) 216FT (170FT AGL) LGTD FLAGGED DAILY 1200-2330 1403211448-1404302330
CREATED: 21 Mar 2014 14:48:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 01/040 CHS APRON COMMERCIAL APRON CLSD TO UNSCHEDULED ARRIVALS EXC PPR 843-767-1100 1401241748-1501241747EST
CREATED: 24 Jan 2014 17:48:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 12/003 CHS OBST BUILDING UNKNOWN (1500 WEST RWY 15) UNKNOWN (80 FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1312022159-1403312130EST
CREATED: 02 Dec 2013 21:59:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!CHS 08/022 CHS RWY 15 PAPI UNUSBL 7 DEGREES RIGHT CNTRLN WEF 1308212155
CREATED: 21 Aug 2013 21:55:00 SOURCE: KANDYFYX
!FDC 4/1179 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 33, AMDT 5...     PROCEDURE NA.     1403281724-1409281724ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2014 17:25:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/1176 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 33, AMDT 13A...     TERMINAL ROUTE FROM (IF) IPETE CHS 10 DME TO (FAF) BEVLY CHS     3.8 DME MINIMUM ALTITUDE 1400.     (FAF) BEVLY CHS 3.8 DME MINIMUM ALTITUDE 1400.     S-33 CAT D MINIMUMS NA.     BEVLY TO RW33: 3.52/50 TCH.     S-33 MDA CATS A/B/C 600/HAT 555. VIS CAT C RVR 5000.     CIRCLING MDA CATS A/B/C 660/HAA 614, VIS CAT C 1 3/4.     VDP NA.     TEMPORARY CRANE 297 MSL 4751 FT SE OF RWY 3.     1403281721-1409281721ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2014 17:25:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/1175 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 21, AMDT 14...     PROCEDURE TURN COMPLETION ALTITUDE 1700.     NOTE: HELICOPTER VISIBILITY REDUCTION BELOW 3/4 SM NOT     AUTHORIZED.     CIRCLING CATS A/B/C/D MDA 660/HAA 615. VIS CAT C 1 3/4.     TEMPORARY CRANE 297 MSL 4751 FT SE OF RWY 3.     1403281720-1409281720ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2014 17:25:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/1172 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 3, AMDT 14A...     DISREGARD NOTE: INOPERATIVE TABLE DOES NOT APPLY TO S-3 CATS A,     B, AND C.     DISREGARD NOTE: FOR INOPERATIVE SSALR, INCREASE S-3 CATS D AND     E VISIBILITY TO 1 1/4.     S-3 MDA 600/HAT 564 ALL CATS. VIS CAT C 1 1/2, CAT D 1 3/4, CAT     E 2.     CIRCLING CATS A/B/C/D MDA 660/HAA 614. VIS CAT C 1 3/4.     TEMPORARY CRANE 297 MSL 4751 FT SE OF RWY 3.     1403281718-1409281718ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2014 17:22:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/0930 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, AMDT 2A...   VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 15, AMDT 14A...   RNAV (GPS) RWY 33, AMDT 3A...   RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, AMDT 2A...     CIRCLING MDA 660/HAA 614 ALL CATS. VIS CAT C 1 3/4.     TEMPORARY CRANE 297 MSL 4751 FT SE OF RWY 3.     1403271819-1409271819ESTCREATED: 27 Mar 2014 18:22:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/0925 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   ILS OR LOC RWY 15, AMDT 24...     WENEX FIX MINIMUMS     CIRCLING CATS A/B/C/D MDA 660/HAA 614. VIS CAT C 1 3/4.     TEMPORARY CRANE 297 MSL 4751 FT SE OF RWY 3.     1403271819-1409271819ESTCREATED: 27 Mar 2014 18:20:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/0924 CHS IAP CHARLESTON AFB/INTL, CHARLESTON, SC.
   HI VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 15, AMDT 4...     CIRCLING CAT C/D MDA 660/HAA 614. VIS CAT C 1 1/2.     TEMPORARY CRANE 297 MSL 4751 FT SE OF RWY 3.     1403271819-1409271819ESTCREATED: 27 Mar 2014 18:20:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 3/6471 CHS  IAP  CHARLESTON AFB/INTL,  CHARLESTON,  SC.  
   RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 33 ORIG...     RNP 0.23 DA 447/HAT 409 ALL CATS.     EXCEPT WHEN ADVISED BY ATC THAT THIS CRANE IS     DOWN.  1310151345-1405151200ESTCREATED: 15 Oct 2013 13:57:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 3/7973 CHS CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AIRSPACE ADS-B 
SERVICES TISB AND FISB AVBL FEBRUARY 1, 2012. TIS-B SERVICE IS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE NAS WHERE THERE ARE BOTH ADEQUATE SURVEILLANCE COVERAGE (RADAR) AND BROADCAST COVERAGE FROM ADS-B GROUND STATIONS. REPORTS OF TIS-B AND FIS-B MALFUNCTIONS SHOULD BE REPORTED BY RADIO OR TELEPHONE TO THE NEAREST FSS FACILITY.CREATED: 12 Feb 2013 21:22:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
L0004/14 NOTAMR L0001/14
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KCHSB)  201403212245C)  201406182359E)  COMBAT OFF LOADS LIMITED TO TAXIWAY DELTA NORTH OF TAXIWAY ECHOCREATED: 21 Mar 2014 22:45:00 SOURCE: KCHS
Forecast Area
KCHS - Charleston, South Carolina
Updated at 1:56 PM GMT on April 19, 2014 (9:56 AM EDT):
FA2W  
MIAC FA 190845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 200300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 192100...OTLK VALID 192100-200300
NC SC GA FL AND CSTL WTRS E OF 85W
.
SEE AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR CONDS AND MTN OBSCN.
TS IMPLY SEV OR GTR TURB SEV ICE LLWS AND IFR CONDS.
NON MSL HGTS DENOTED BY AGL OR CIG.
.
SYNOPSIS...LOW CNTRD 45E CTY WITH CDFNT TO 100WSW SRQ...TROF TO
135SE LEV...AND WRMFNT ENE TO 170ESE ECG. RDG NW PA-ATLC E OF NJ.
BY 03Z...LOW 130ENE CRG WITH STNR FNT 170SE ECG. CDFNT FM LOW
CNTR JUST E OF PBI TO WRN CUBA. TROF FM LOW CNTR-OMN-100WSW PIE.
ANOTHER TROF FM CNTRL WV-NRN AL/GA BDR.
.
NC
APLCNS...SCT050 OVC070 TOP FL350. VIS 5SM -RA BR. 17Z OVC050.
OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR BECMG 02Z VFR.
SRN PIEDMONT...OVC020 TOP FL350. VIS 3-5SM RA BR. WND OCNL NE
G25KT. 18Z OVC025. VIS 5SM -RA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR WND.
NRN PIEDMONT...OVC025 TOP FL350. VIS 5SM -RA BR. 12Z OVC020. VIS
3-5SM -RA BR. WND NE G25KT. 16Z BKN025 OVC060. SCT -SHRA.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA WND BECMG 23Z VFR.
SRN CSTL PLAINS...OVC010 TOP FL350. VIS 3-5SM RA BR. OTLK...IFR
CIG RA BR.
NRN CSTL PLAINS...OVC010 TOP FL350. VIS 5SM RA BR. 12Z OVC015.
VIS 4SM -RA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR.
.
SC
MTNS...SCT020 OVC030 TOP FL350. OCNL OVC020 VIS 5SM -RA BR. 12Z
OVC030. OCNL -RA. WND NE G25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA WND.
SRN PIEDMONT...BKN015 OVC020 TOP FL350. VIS 3-5SM -RA BR. 17Z
WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS FL360. OTLK...IFR CIG RA TSRA BR.
NRN PIEDMONT...BKN015 OVC020 TOP FL350. VIS 3-5SM -RA BR. BECMG
1517 SCT015 OVC020. OCNL -RA. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BECMG 00Z IFR.
CSTL PLAINS...BKN010 OVC025 TOP FL350. VIS 3-5SM RA BR. ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOPS FL370. 11Z OVC010. SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. 17Z
SCT010 OVC015. WDLY SCT -TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA/TSRA BECMG
00Z IFR.
.
GA
MTNS...BKN020 TOP FL280. OCNL -RA. 12Z BKN025. OCNL -RA. WND NE
G25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA...WND DMSHG AFT 00Z.
RMNDR NRN 1/2 GA AND SW GA...BKN015 OVC020 TOP 140. VIS 3-5SM -RA
BR. WND NE G25KT. BECMG 1719 BKN025. WDLY SCT -SHRA. WND DMSHG.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
RMNDR GA...OVC015 TOP 100. WDLY SCT -SHRA. BECMG 1618 OVC020.
WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA.
.
FL
WRN PNHDL...BKN015 OVC030 TOP 150. OCNL VIS 5SM -DZ BR. BECMG
1012 OVC010. 16Z BKN015. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
ERN PNHDL...OVC010 TOP 100. OCNL VIS 5SM -DZ BR. 16Z SCT010
BKN015. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
NRN PEN...BKN010 OVC050 TOP 090. WDLY SCT -SHRA. BECMG 1517
SCT010 BKN025. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS FL330. OTLK...MVFR CIG
TSRA.
CNTRL FL...SCT010 BKN020 OVC070 TOP FL330. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB
TOPS FL430. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA.
SRN FL...SCT010 BKN020 OVC070 TOP FL330. SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB
TOPS FL430. 17Z SCT020 BKN030. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
.
CSTL WTRS
ATLC WTRS...
N OF 65SSE ECG...OVC010 TOP FL350. VIS 5SM RA BR. WND ENE 20KT.
12Z OVC015. VIS 4SM -RA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR WND.
65SSE ECG-OMN...BKN-OVC010 TOP FL350. VIS 3-5SM -RA BR. SCT
-TSRA. CB TOPS FL450. OTLK...IFR CIG RA TSRA BR.
RMNDR...SCT010 BKN020 OVC070 TOP FL330. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS
FL430. 17Z SCT020 BKN030. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
GULF WTRS E OF 85W...
N RSW...OVC010 TOP 100. OCNL VIS 5SM -DZ BR. 16Z SCT010 BKN015.
OTLK...MVFR CIG.
RSW SWD...SCT010 BKN020 OVC070 TOP FL330. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS
FL430. 17Z SCT020 BKN030. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
....
Aviation Weather Maps