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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
METAR KMDW 210153Z 30013KT 10SM CLR M06/M16 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP250 T10561161
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
TAF KMDW 202331Z 2100/2124 29008KT P6SM SKC
     FM211100 25004KT P6SM SKC
     FM211600 19007KT P6SM SCT150 SCT250=
Decoded:
ID: KMDW   Chicago/Midway, IL
REPORT TIME: 20 23:31
VALID TIME: 21 November AT 00:00Z to 21 November AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 290 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 11:00Z
   WINDS: 250 AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 150 SCT
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
CHIS WA 202045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 4 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 210300
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AIRMET IFR...LM MI LH
FROM 60WNW SSM TO 20NNE SSM TO 40ESE ECK TO 50SW DXO TO 20WSW
GIJ TO 20NW MKG TO 60WNW SSM
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z ENDG 06-09Z.
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD
FROM 30SW ISN TO 30NE BIS TO 60ESE PIR TO 60S DPR TO 70SW DIK TO
30SW ISN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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AIRMET IFR...WI LS MI
FROM 50ESE YQT TO 30NNW SAW TO 50WNW RHI TO 30E DLH TO 50ESE YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 21-00Z.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z
AREA 1...IFR ND SD
BOUNDED BY 30SW ISN-60SE MOT-40SW FAR-30SSE FSD-40SSE RAP-50W
RAP-30SW ISN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
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AREA 2...IFR KS OK TX AR
BOUNDED BY 30ENE LAA-40SW BUM-30WNW RZC-20SE TUL-20SE MLC-20E
TXK-30SSW GGG-50W PSX-20E BRO-90W BRO-DLF-50E MAF-20NNE ABI-
60SSE MMB-50W LBL-30ENE LAA
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
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CHIT WA 210245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 210900
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AIRMET TURB...KS MO KY OK TX AR TN MS AL
FROM GLD TO MCI TO GQO TO LGC TO SQS TO 50NW TXK TO 30NNE CDS TO
20NNW TXO TO 30ESE TBE TO 50W LBL TO GLD
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...TURB KS MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN MS AL
BOUNDED BY 50N SLN-20SE STL-HMV-GQO-LGC-20ENE LIT-40SW TUL-50S
MMB-GCK-40E HLC-50N SLN
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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AREA 2...TURB ND SD NE MN IA WI LS
BOUNDED BY 50SSE YWG-30NNE INL-40W YQT-30NW EAU-40W OVR-40SSE
ANW-50SSW FAR-50SSE YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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CHIZ WA 202045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 210300
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AIRMET ICE...LM MI LH
FROM 20NW SSM TO 20N YVV TO 30SE ECK TO DXO TO GIJ TO 30WSW TVC
TO 50WSW SSM TO 20NW SSM
MOD ICE BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-085 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 070 BOUNDED BY 60NNW MOT-40NNE PIR-20NW PWE-
      30W COU-30SSW LOZ-30NNE GQO-20ESE DYR-20WNW SGF-20SE ICT-
      40WSW LBF-50W RAP-40NNW ISN-60NNW MOT
   SFC ALG 40ENE LAA-60NNE MMB-50WSW FAM-40WNW BNA
   040 ALG 30SW HLC-70E GCK-20SSW ICT-20ENE OSW-30NW DYR
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
!MDW 11/244 MDW TWY W BTN APCH END RWY 13C AND TWY F CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 01:35:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/243 MDW TWY N BTN APCH END RWY 13C AND APCH END RWY 13L CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 01:04:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/242 MDW TWY B CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 01:02:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/241 MDW TWY M CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 00:59:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/240 MDW RWY 13L/31R CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 00:58:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/239 MDW RWY 13R/31L CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 00:56:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/238 MDW RWY 4L/22R CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 00:54:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/237 MDW RWY 13C/31C CLSD 1411200400-1411201200
CREATED: 20 Nov 2014 00:52:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/223 MDW RWY 13C/31C RCLL COMMISSIONED 1411171427-1412171200
CREATED: 17 Nov 2014 14:27:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/222 MDW TWY B HOLDING POSITION SIGN FOR RWY 13C/31C MISSING 1411171244-1411211200
CREATED: 17 Nov 2014 12:44:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 11/163 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1009368) 415253.50N0873824.70W (7.6NM NE MDW) 1183.7FT (572.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1411121614-1411271614
CREATED: 12 Nov 2014 16:14:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 11/087 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR UNKNOWN) 474851N0874558W (3NM NW MDW) UNKN (150FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1411071425-1411221424
CREATED: 07 Nov 2014 14:25:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 11/081 MDW OBST TOWER LIGHT (ASR UNKNOWN) 415321.00N873736.00E (8.39NM NE MDW) 1973FT (1379FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1411062342-1411212341
CREATED: 06 Nov 2014 23:42:00 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
!FDC 4/5957 MDW CHART CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL,
CHICAGO, IL.ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 31C, AMDT 3...CORRECT PROFILE: CHANGE ALTITUDE AT HILLS INT I-MXT 14.6 DME TO BEMANDATORY 5000 FEET.1411172119-PERMCREATED: 17 Nov 2014 21:19:00 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 1:53 AM GMT on November 21, 2014 (7:53 PM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 201945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 211400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 210800...OTLK VALID 210800-211400
ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
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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.
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SYNOPSIS...UPR LVL TROF ERN GREAT LAKES-ERN MID S WILL CONT EWD
THRU PD. MID/UPR LVL IMPULSE W CNTRL PLAINS LATE DURG OTLK. NW
FLOW N CNTRL/NW PTN..WLY FLOW THRUT RMNDR. CDFNT NRN DEEP S-SRN
PTNS AR OK WILL APCH CNTRL DEEP S 06-08Z BECMG WRM FNT NRN TX PTN
THRU 08Z. CDFNT WILL WKN DURG OTLK. STNR FNT WRN SD-CNTRL NE WILL
BECM WRM FNT DURG OTLK.
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ND
W HLF...SCT035. BECMG 0002 SCT040 SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SKC OCNL FEW-SCT040. BECMG 0103 SCT035 SCT120-140.
OTLK...VFR.
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SD
W HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0103 FEW-SCT065 SCT150 BKN CI.
  OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SKC. BECMG 0204 FEW-SCT130-150 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL-W HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0204 FEW-SCT150 SCT-BKN CI.
  OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT035. BECMG 0103 SCT030 SCT045. 05Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
N HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0305 SCT035 SCT-BKN CI. OCNL VIS
  3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0002 SCT035 SCT CI. 07Z
  BKN020-025 TOPS 045. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
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MN
N HLF...SKC. BECMG 0103 FEW-SCT150 SCT CI. 06Z SCT130-150 SCT
  CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC. BECMG 0406 SKC OCNL SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
SKC OCNL FEW-SCT035. BECMG 0002 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
N HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
N HLF...SCT-BKN040 TOPS 060. BECMG 0002 SKC OCNL FEW-SCT035.
  OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT-BKN035 TOPS 045. BECMG 0103 SKC OCNL FEW-SCT035.
OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
BKN015-025 TOPS 060. ISOL -SHSN. BECMG 0103 BKN020 TOPS 050. OCNL
VIS 3-5SM -SN BR. 06Z BKN035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
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LM LWR MI LH
NRN PTN...SCT015 BKN035 TOPS 080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BLSN. ISOL
  -SHSN. BECMG 0003 BKN040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...VFR.
SRN PTN...BKN020-025 TOPS 065. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN.
  BECMG 0406 SCT025 BKN040 TOPS 060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN BR.
  OTLK...VFR SN.
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IL IN
N HLF...SCT035. BECMG 2301 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT040. BECMG 2300 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W HLF...SKC OCNL FEW-SCT035. BECMG 2301 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT040. BECMG 0002 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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