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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
METAR KMDW 250753Z 24005KT 9SM SCT018 BKN033 14/11 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP120 T01390111
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
TAF KMDW 250534Z 2506/2606 23004KT P6SM BKN035 OVC050
     FM250800 26006KT 4SM BR SCT007 BKN015 TEMPO 2509/2512 BKN007
     FM251500 30009KT P6SM FEW100
     FM251900 30012G19KT P6SM SCT100
     FM260000 29009KT P6SM FEW250=
Decoded:
ID: KMDW   Chicago/Midway, IL
REPORT TIME: 25  5:34
VALID TIME: 25 October AT 06:00Z to 26 October AT 06:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 230 AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 BKN
   CLOUDS: 50 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 08:00Z
   WINDS: 260 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: 4.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 7 SCT
   CLOUDS: 15 BKN
TEMPORARY WX FROM 09Z TO 12Z
   CLOUDS: 7 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 300 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 100 FEW
NEW WX STARTING: 19:00Z
   WINDS: 300 AT 12 GUST 19
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 100 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 290 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 FEW
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 250716 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 1 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 250900
.
AIRMET IFR...NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI IL IN...UPDT
FROM 60NNE SAW TO 20ENE GRB TO GIJ TO 20NNE STL TO 30SSE SGF TO
40NNW END TO 80S OBH TO PWE TO 40WNW OVR TO 40W DSM TO 20SSE FOD
TO 40SSE MCW TO 30S EAU TO 60SSE DLH TO 60NNE SAW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET IFR...WI LM LS MI LH IN...UPDT
FROM 60NNE SAW TO SSM TO 60NW YVV TO 30SW ASP TO 40SW DXO TO GIJ
TO 20ENE GRB TO 60NNE SAW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...IFR NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI IL IN KY OK...UPDT
BOUNDED BY 60NNE SAW-20ENE GRB-GIJ-FWA-CVG-20SSW BWG-40NW DYR-
20WNW RZC-40NNW END-80S OBH-20N PWE-40W OVR-30W DSM-40SE MCW-50W
RHI-60NNE SAW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
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AREA 2...IFR WI LM LS MI LH IN...UPDT
BOUNDED BY 60NNE SAW-SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-GIJ-20NE GRB-60NNE SAW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....
CHIT WA 250245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 250900
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AIRMET TURB...ND MN WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
FROM 30N INL TO YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO
HNN TO HMV TO 70WNW BNA TO 20S DLL TO 30SE FAR TO 60NE MOT TO
30N INL
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL420. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND MN WI LS MI
FROM 50N MOT TO 30N INL TO YQT TO 30NE SAW TO 40SSW RHI TO 40SW
BRD TO 40SSE GFK TO 80W GFK TO 50N MOT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...ND MN
BOUNDED BY 80NE MOT-80SE YWG-30N BRD-60ESE FAR-80NE MOT
LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...MN WI LM LS MI
BOUNDED BY YQT-60N SAW-SSM-20W DLL-40SW MSP-30S BRD-70ESE INL-YQT
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...TURB ND MN WI LM LS MI
BOUNDED BY 100WSW YWG-30N INL-YQT-50WNW SSM-40SE GRB-20S DLL-
60SW BRD-100WSW YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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CHIZ WA 250245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 250900
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 055-160 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 20WSW ISN-80E DLH-70NE SAW
   120 ALG 60WNW RAP-30WNW JOT-20WSW JOT-60S AXC-30SSE PXV-30NNW
      BWG-50SE BWG
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
!MDW 10/336 MDW RWY 22L CLSD TO DEPARTING ACFT 1410250608-1411081200
CREATED: 25 Oct 2014 06:08:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/334 MDW RWY 13C/31C CLSD 1410250530-1410251000
CREATED: 25 Oct 2014 04:46:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/333 MDW NAV ILS RWY 4R LOC/GP/DME OUT OF SERVICE 1410250319-1410301600
CREATED: 25 Oct 2014 03:38:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/330 MDW TWY Y BTN TWY N AND APCH END RWY 22L CLSD 1410250300-1410251100
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 21:27:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/329 MDW TWY R BTN TWY N AND APCH END RWY 22L CLSD 1410250300-1410251100
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 21:24:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/328 MDW RWY 13R/31L CLSD 1410250300-1410251100
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 21:20:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/326 MDW RWY 4L/22R CLSD 1410250300-1410251100
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 21:11:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/325 MDW RWY 4R/22L CLSD 1410250300-1410251100
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 21:07:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/324 MDW RWY 4R ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM OUT OF SERVICE 1410250300-1411081200
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 20:35:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 10/323 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN2014-AGL-12493-OE) 415315N0873743W (8.21NM NE) 1264FT MSL (668FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 07:50:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/322 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN 2014-AGL-12528-OE) 415314N0873745W) (8.17NM NE MDW) 1232FT MSL (630FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 07:47:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/321 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN 2014-AGL-12483-OE) 415319N0873740W (8.12NM NE MDW) 1274FT (664FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 07:44:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/319 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN 2014-AGL-12491-OE) 415315N0873742W (8.2NM NE MDW) 1232FT (630FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 23 Oct 2014 23:04:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/318 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN 2014-AGL-12482-OE) 4153111N0873745W (8.2NM NE MDW) 1264FT (672FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 23 Oct 2014 23:03:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/317 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN 2014-AGL-12481-OE) 4153171N0873742W (8.3NM NE MDW) 1175FT (587FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 23 Oct 2014 23:03:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/316 MDW OBST BUILDING (ASN 2014-AGL-12480-OE) 415316.61N0873744.90W (8.19NM NE MDW) 1175FT (587FT AGL) FLAGGED 1410261300-1411030300
CREATED: 23 Oct 2014 23:02:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/290 MDW AD WINDSOCK FOR RWY 31C OUT OF SERVICE 1410221153-1410311100
CREATED: 22 Oct 2014 11:53:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/279 MDW OBST STACK (ASN UNKNOWN) 4164N08770W (10NM S MDW) UNKNOWN (364FT AGL) LGTD 1410211450-1501012359
CREATED: 21 Oct 2014 14:50:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/278 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR UNKNOWN) 474851N0874558W (3NM NW MDW) UNKN (150FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1410211248-1411041248
CREATED: 21 Oct 2014 12:49:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/205 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1009368) 415253.50N0873824.70W (7.6NM NE MDW) 1183.7FT (572.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1410151630-1410301630
CREATED: 15 Oct 2014 16:31:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 10/194 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1023013) 414852.00N0874057.00W (3.6NM ENE MDW) 813.6FT (218.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1410140758-1410290758
CREATED: 14 Oct 2014 07:58:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 09/067 MDW RWY 4L/22R SFC UNGROOVED INT OF RWY 13C/31C 1409082000-1410311100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 20:00:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 09/066 MDW RWY 4R/22L INT RWY 13C/31C UNGROOVED 1409081959-1410311100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 19:59:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 09/065 MDW RWY 13C/31C SFC UNGROOVED 1409081958-1410311100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 19:58:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 07/002 MDW OBST TOWER UNKN (86 AGL) (412045.23N874514W) WEF 1307011056
CREATED: 01 Jul 2013 10:56:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!FDC 4/2191 MDW CHART CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL.
AIRPORT DIAGRAM ...CORRECT AD: DISPLACED THRESHOLDS MISSING FROM AD, CORRECT VERSION OFTHE AD CAN BE FOUND AT:HTTP://AEROCHART.FAA.GOV/ALERTS_NOTICES/SA_ATP_14-06.PDF.1410231404-PERMCREATED: 23 Oct 2014 14:05:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/5636 MDW CHART CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL.
FISSK THREE ARRIVAL (RNAV) (FISSK.FISSK3) ...CORRECT PLANVIEW: CORRECT BY ADDING CROSS AT 6000 AT HAADN WAYPOINT..1410101352-PERMCREATED: 10 Oct 2014 13:52:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/2411 MDW STAR CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL. PANGG TWO RNAV
ARRIVAL... DELETE NOTE: TURBOJET AND TURBOPROP AIRCRAFT MAINTAIN 250K BELOW 10000FT UNTIL ADVISED BY ATC.1410012026-1504012026CREATED: 01 Oct 2014 20:38:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/2408 MDW STAR
CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL. FISSK THREE RNAV ARRIVAL... DELETE NOTE: TURBOJET AND TURBOPROP AIRCRAFT MAINTAIN 250K BELOW 10000FT UNTIL ADVISED BY ATC.1410012031-1504012031CREATED: 01 Oct 2014 20:33:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/0667 MDW IAP CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL.
   ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 13C, ORIG-D...     S-ILS 13C VISIBILITY CAT A/B RVR 4000.     1409021924-1503021924ESTCREATED: 02 Sep 2014 19:25:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/0384 MDW IAP CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL.
   SPECIAL ILS Z RWY 31C, AMDT 1...     CHANGE APPROACH COURSE FROM 315 TO 318.     CHANGE GLEAM FROM I-MXT 11.2 DME TO I-MXT 11.5 DME.     CHANGE HILLS FROM I-MXT 14.1 DME TO I-MXT 14.6 DME.     CHANGE DISTANCE HILLS TO GLEAM FROM 3.0 TO 3.1.     CHANGE DISTANCE GLEAM TO RUNTS FROM 4.4 TO 4.7.     CHANGE RADIAL/DISTANCE CGT VORTAC TO HILLS FROM R-011/7.4 TO     R-015/7.1.1408061600-1502061600ESTCREATED: 06 Aug 2014 16:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:53 AM GMT on October 25, 2014 (2:53 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 250145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 252000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 251400...OTLK VALID 251400-252000
ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
.
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...CDFNT OVR NERN MN-NWRN WI-SERN MN-NWRN IA-NRN NE AND
WRMFNT OVR WRN LS-SERN WI-NERN IL. BY 20Z CDFNT OVR NWRN OH-SRN
IN-SRN IL-SRN IL-SERN KS BECMG STNR OVR NWRN NE-SWRN SD-NERN WY.
.
ND
W 2/3...SCT080-100 SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 1012 BKN-SCT120 TOP FL200.
OTLK...VFR.
E 1/3...SCT CI. OCNL SCT150. TIL 09Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
N HLF...BKN-SCT120 TOP FL180. 12Z NWRN SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT CI OCNL SCT150. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W HLF...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT CI. BECMG 0810 SKC. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
N HLF...SCT150. OCNL SCT CI. TIL 09Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...
XTRM SERN..SCT025. VIS 3-5SM BR. 07Z SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR..SCT-BKN140 TOP FL180. BECMG 0709 SCT120 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...SCT150 SCT CI. TIL 09Z XTRM SERN PTN SCT025 VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...OVC015-025 TOP 050. VIS 3SM BR. 09Z NWRN PTN SCT120. OCNL
VIS 3-5SM BR. ELSW TOP 035. OTLK...XTRM ERN IFR BR 15Z VFR ELSW
VFR.
.
MO
W HLF...SCT050 BKN CI. BECMG 0608 SCT035. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...N
HLF VFR S HLF MVFR CIG BR 16Z VFR.
NERN...SCT040 BKN CI. 06Z BKN025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. 12Z SCT
CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG 15Z VFR.
SERN...SCT050 BKN CI. BECMG 0608 SCT050 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM
BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG 17Z VFR.
.
WI
NWRN...BKN030 TOP 045. BECMG 0608 SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...OVC015-025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1113 SCT100-120
SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN-OVC015-025 TOP 080. VIS 3-5SM BR. 06Z TOP 050.
OTLK...XTRM NERN IFR BR 15Z VFR ELSW VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
W HLF...SCT020-030 SCT120 SCT-BKN CI. 08Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN-OVC015 TOP 040. VIS 3-5SM BR. 12Z WRN SXNS SCT025 SCT
CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N PTN...BKN-OVC015-025 TOP 040. VIS 3-5SM BR. 06Z TOP 120.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR 17Z W HLF VFR E HLF MVFR CIG 19Z VFR.
SWRN PTN...SCT-BKN080 TOP 140. BECMG 0709 BKN-OVC015 TOP 060. VIS
3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 16Z MVFR CIG 18Z VFR.
SERN PTN...BKN-SCT050 TOP 080. BECMG 0608 SCT-BKN080 TOP 140. VIS
3-5SM BR. 13Z BKN015-025 TOP 060. VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
16Z MVFR CIG.
.
IL
NWRN 1/4...BKN025-035 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0608 OVC015.
VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 15Z XTRM NRN VFR ELSW MVFR CIG 16Z
VFR.
NERN 1/4...BKN050 TOP 100. BECMG 0507 OVC020. VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR 15Z XTRM NRN VFR ELSW MVFR CIG 16Z VFR.
S HLF...SCT050 SCT-BKN CI. 06Z SCT-BKN040 TOP 100. 09Z SCT035 SCT
CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR 16Z VFR.
.
IN
N HLF...BKN-SCT040 TOP 070. 05Z SCT-BKN080 TOP 120. OCNL VIS
3-5SM BR. BECMG 0709 OVC015-025 TOP 080. VIS 3-5SM BR. 12Z TOP
050. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 16Z MVFR CIG 18Z VFR.
S HLF...SCT-BKN040 TOP 070. BECMG 0406 SCT080 SCT CI. OCNL VIS
3-5SM BR. 09Z BKN050 TOP 120. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...N PTN IFR CIG
BR 15Z MVFR CIG 18Z VFR S PTN MVFR CIG 18Z SWRN PTN SERN PTN MVFR
CIG.
.
KY
WRN...SCT035 SCT CI. BECMG 0608 SCT-BKN060 TOP 120. VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL-ERN...SCT040-050 SCT CI. 09Z SCT040 SCT080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM
BR. OTLK...VFR.
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