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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
METAR KMDW 161951Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW049 20/06 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP200 T02000061
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
KMDW 161954Z 1620/1718 27003KT P6SM SCT050
     FM162200 05006KT P6SM FEW050
     FM170200 24003KT P6SM SKC
     FM171400 24005KT P6SM SCT080=
Decoded:
ID: KMDW   Chicago/Midway, IL
REPORT TIME: 16 17:20
VALID TIME: 16 September AT 18:00Z to 17 September AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 330 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 02:00Z
   WINDS: 240 AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 240 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 80 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 161445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 162100
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AIRMET IFR...KS MO IL IN KY OK AR TN
FROM 40S GIJ TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO 40NNW GQO TO MEM TO
30S FSM TO RZC TO OSW TO STL TO 40S GIJ
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 18-21Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MI LH
FROM 50ENE TVC TO ECK TO DXO TO 60WSW DXO TO MKG TO TVC TO 50ENE
TVC
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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CHIT WA 161445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 162100
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NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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CHIZ WA 161445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 162100
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AIRMET ICE...ND MN WI LM LS MI
FROM 50S YWG TO 30N INL TO YQT TO SSM TO 40SSW SAW TO DLH TO GFK
TO 50S YWG
MOD ICE BTN 080 AND 160. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 060-150 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 60WNW INL-20WNW INL-50ESE DLH-60SSW YVV
   120 ALG 50N ISN-40W ODI-50E DBQ-20NE FWA
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
!MDW 09/103 MDW TWY J BTN TWY W AND RWY 4L/22R CLSD 1409151942-1409172000
CREATED: 15 Sep 2014 19:42:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 09/092 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1009012) 415356.10N0873723.20W (8.9NM NE MDW) 2098.8FT (1505.9FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409120414-1409270414
CREATED: 12 Sep 2014 04:15:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!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 09/037 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1005045) 414131.00N0873611.00W (8.7NM SE MDW) 848.8FT (269.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409041741-1409191741
CREATED: 04 Sep 2014 17:41:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 09/004 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR UNKNOWN) 414859.7N0874535.24W 
(4NM SW MDW) UNKNOWN (155FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409021308-1409171307CREATED: 02 Sep 2014 13:09:00 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 4/0667 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
!FDC 4/0833 MDW STAR CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL. 
   PANGG ONE RNAV ARRIVAL...     DELETE NOTE: TURBOJET AND TURBOPROP AIRCRAFT MAINTAIN 250K      BELOW 10000FT UNTIL ADVISED BY ATC. 1404301500-1410291500CREATED: 30 Apr 2014 13:57:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/0821 MDW STAR CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL. 
   FISSK TWO RNAV ARRIVAL...     DELETE NOTE: TURBOJET AND TURBOPROP AIRCRAFT MAINTAIN 250K     BELOW 10000FT UNTIL ADVISED BY ATC. 1404301500-1410291500CREATED: 30 Apr 2014 13:54:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/9393 MDW STAR CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL. ENDEE ONE RNAV
ARRIVAL...DELETE NOTE: TURBOJET AND TURBOPROP AIRCRAFT MAINTAIN 250KBELOW 10000 UNTIL ADVISED BY ATC. 1404281500-1410271500CREATED: 28 Apr 2014 15:22:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/6438 MDW STAR CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL.  
   ENDEE ONE RNAV ARRIVAL...     ZZIPR TRANSITION NA      1402060901-1409180901CREATED: 05 Feb 2014 16:23:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 7:51 PM GMT on September 16, 2014 (2:51 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 161845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 171300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 170700...OTLK VALID 170700-171300
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...HIGH PRES WAS OVR WRN IL. A CDFNT CURVED FROM ERN ONT
ACRS EXTRM NRN PTNS OF LS AND JUST N OF MN-ONT BRDR INTO SRN MAN.
BY 13Z...A CDFNT WILL EXTD FROM EXTRM NRN LH..THRU A LOW OVR ERN
UPR MI...WNWWD THRU A LOW OVR NRN MN...INTO NERN ND. ANOTHER LOW
PRES SYS WILL BE OVR NWRN KS AND A WRMFNT WILL EXTD FROM LOW ACRS
SERN KS-NERN OK INTO SERN AR AND CNTRL MS. HIGH PRES WILL BE OVR
NWRN OH.
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ND
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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SD
SKC. OVR SERN SD OCNL SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
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NE
PNHDL...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN-SCT035-050 LYRD FL180. OTLK...VFR BECMG IFR BR.
ERN...SKC. BECMG 2023 BKN050 TOPS 080-100. OTLK...VFR BECMG 1013
   IFR BR.
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KS
WRN..CNTRL AND SERN KS...BKN-SCT050-060 TOPS 080-100. BECMG 0104
   SKC. OTLK...VFR BECMG 0710 IFR BR.
NERN KS...SCT035-050. BECMG 0104 SCT030 OVC060 LYRD FL200.
   OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA.
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MN
EXTRM NRN PTNS...BKN080-100 TOPS 160. OTLK...VFR.
REST OF MN...SKC OCNL SCT050-060 TIL 02Z. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
WRN IA...SKC. BECMG 0104 BKN035-050 TOPS 080-100. OTLK...MVFR
   CIGS BR BECMG 1013 IFR CIGS BR.
CNTRL AND ERN IA...SKC OCNL SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
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MO
NWRN...SCT035-050. BECMG 0104 SCT030 OVC060 LYRD FL200.
   OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA.
NERN...SKC OCNL SCT035-050 TIL 00Z. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND SRN...BKN-SCT020-030 TOPS 035-050. OTLK...MVFR CIGS.
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WI MI LS LM LH
UPR MI/LS...BKN060-080 TOPS 160. OTLK...VFR.
NRN WI/NRN LM...SKC OCNL SCT080-100. OTLK...VFR.
SRN WI/SRN LM...SKC OCNL SCT050 TIL 00Z. OTLK...VFR.
LWR MI/LH...SCT035-050. AFT 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NRN...SKC OCNL FEW035-050 TIL 02Z. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND SRN IL...OVC-BKN020-025 TOPS 035-050. BECMG 0104
   FEW035-050. OTLK...VFR BECMG 0710 MVFR CIGS BR.
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IN
NWRN...BKN-SCT035-050 TOPS 070. BECMG 2201 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT035. BECMG 2201 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND SRN...OVC-BKN020-025 TOPS 035-050. BECMG 0104
   FEW035-050. OTLK...VFR BECMG 0710 MVFR CIGS BR.
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KY
WRN AND CNTRL KY...BKN-SCT030 TOPS 040-060. BECMG 0104 SKC.
   OTLK...VFR BECMG 1013 MVFR BR.
ERN KY...OVC-BKN025-030 TOPS 060-080. BECMG 0407 OCNL VIS 3-5SM
   BR. OTLK...IFR CIGS BR.
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