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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
METAR KMDW 271653Z 25014G20KT 10SM SCT035 BKN060 BKN250 23/14 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP143 T02280144
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
KMDW 271341Z 2714/2812 24012G18KT P6SM SCT015
      TEMPO 2714/2716 BKN015
     FM271700 27012KT P6SM SCT040 SCT250
      TEMPO 2717/2719 5SM -RA BKN020
     FM272300 05006KT P6SM FEW040
     FM280100 10003KT P6SM SKC=
Decoded:
ID: KMDW   Chicago/Midway, ILAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 27 15:31
VALID TIME: 27 May AT 16:00Z to 28 May AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 250 AT 12 GUST 21
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 17:00Z
   WINDS: 270 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 BKN
TEMPORARY WX FROM 17Z TO 19Z
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SHRA
   CLOUDS: 25 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 20:00Z
   WINDS: 290 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 40 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 23:00Z
   WINDS: 50 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 40 FEW
NEW WX STARTING: 01:00Z
   WINDS: 100 AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 271445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 272100
.
AIRMET IFR...MN IA WI LM LS MI LH IL
FROM 90ESE YQT TO SSM TO 50SE SSM TO 30E TVC TO 20S MKG TO 60SW
BAE TO DBQ TO 20WNW EAU TO 60NNW RHI TO 90ESE YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-
00Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...IFR KS OK TX
BOUNDED BY 40NE ICT-40ESE SPS-20WSW SPS-20E GCK-40NE ICT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG
THRU 03Z.
....

CHIT WA 271445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 272100
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AIRMET TURB...IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY AR TN MS
FROM YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO MEM TO SGF TO IRK
TO DBQ TO BAE TO ASP TO YVV
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL430. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...LM MI LH IL IN
FROM SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO DXO TO FWA TO ORD TO 40E BAE TO
50NNW TVC TO SSM
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...TURB MO WI LM MI LH IL IN
BOUNDED BY SSM-YVV-20SE ECK-FWA-TTH-20W STL-UIN-20NNW ORD-20NNW
TVC-SSM
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL430. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
....
CHIZ WA 271445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 272100
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AIRMET ICE...WI LM LS MI LH
FROM YQT TO 30ESE SSM TO 20WSW MKG TO BAE TO 40SE ODI TO 20SSE
DLH TO YQT
MOD ICE BTN 090 AND FL210. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 095-130 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 20SSE BFF-30NE SNY-20NW HLC-60W SLN-30N STL-40NNW PXV-
      40S FWA
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
!MDW 05/184 MDW RWY 13C/31C CLSD 1505270300-1505271100
CREATED: 27 May 2015 02:02:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 05/183 MDW RWY 13R/31L CLSD 1505270300-1505271100
CREATED: 26 May 2015 21:44:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 05/182 MDW RWY 13L/31R CLSD 1505270300-1505271100
CREATED: 26 May 2015 21:42:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 05/181 MDW RWY 4L/22R CLSD 1505270300-1505271100
CREATED: 26 May 2015 21:39:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 05/121 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1002036) 414657.00N0873920.00W (4.3NM E MDW) 819.6FT (219.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1505182012-1506182012
CREATED: 18 May 2015 20:12:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 05/059 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1009368) 415253.50N0873824.70W (7.6NM NE MDW) 1183.7FT (572.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1505111241-1506111240
CREATED: 11 May 2015 12:41:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 12/171 MDW RWY 13C/31C RCLL COMMISSIONED 1412192220-PERM
CREATED: 19 Dec 2014 22:20:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 12/156 MDW TWY B CL LGT BTN RWY 13C/31C AND TWY N COMMISSIONED 1412181553-PERM
CREATED: 18 Dec 2014 15:53:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 12/155 MDW TWY K CL LGT BTN RWY 13C/31C AND TWY G COMMISSIONED 1412181544-PERM
CREATED: 18 Dec 2014 15:44:00 SOURCE: MDW
!FDC 5/1839 MDW IAP CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL, CHICAGO, IL.
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 13C, ORIG-D...S-ILS 13C VISIBILITY CAT A/B RVR 4000.1503092057-1509052057ESTCREATED: 09 Mar 2015 20:58:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 PM GMT on May 27, 2015 (11:53 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 270953 COR
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 280400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 272200...OTLK VALID 272200-280400
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.
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SYNOPSIS...10Z CDFNT NW MN-LOW PRES 40N GGW. CDFNT FM LOW PRES
ERN LS-SE WI-NERN MO-ECNTRL KS. STNR FNT ECNTRL KS-LOW PRES NW
PTNS TX PNHDL. HI PRES SCNTRL NE. HI PRES NW AR. 18Z CDFNT CNTRL
LS-NRN MN-NERN ND THEN STNR TO SRN SASK. TROF FM LOW PRES NERN
MR-NERN WY-CO/NE BDR. HI PRES SW IA. CDFNT FM LOW PRES 30E
SSM-MBS-FWA-STL-SW MO. STNR FNT SW MO-SCNTRL KS-LOW PRES NCNTRL
PTNS TX PNHDL. 04Z LOW PRES SW SD. CDFNT ERN LS-NERN MN-NW MN-SW
MB. CDFNT YVV-WRN LE-SE IN-SRN MO. HI PRES ECNTRL IL.
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ND
SW...SKC. 21Z BKN120 TOP FL240. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR TSRA 02Z MVFR CIG TSRA.
RMNDR...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
NW...SKC. 18Z BKN120 TOP FL240. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL380.
OTLK...VFR TSRA 02Z MVFR CIG TSRA.
SW...BKN100 TOP FL220. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL350. 18Z
BKN060. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SKC. 18Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN100 OVC120 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
FL370. 19Z SCT TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
CNTRL...SCT120. 13Z BKN100 TOP FL220. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL370. 14Z SKC. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
ERN...BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS...COR
WRN...BKN110 TOP FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 15Z SCT060. WND SE G25KT. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
CNTRL...SCT050 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 14Z SKC. OTLK...VFR 02Z
TSRA.
ERN...SCT080. TIL 13Z OCNL VIS 5SM BR. 18Z BKN060 TOP 100.
OTLK...VFR.
.
MN...COR
NW...SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SKC. TIL 13Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT025. VIS 3SM BR. 14Z SCT045. 19Z BKN045 TOP FL180. WDLY
SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL390. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SE...SCT015 BKN100 TOP 120. VIS 3-5SM BR. 14Z SCT080. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
WRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...OVC100 TOP FL180. 13Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN015-025 OVC100 TOP 140. 15Z SCT045. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NRN 1/3...SCT070 BKN CI. 13Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SCT030 BKN080 TOP FL250. WDLY SCT TSRA. CB TOP FL420. 15Z
SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI...COR
NW...BKN080 TOP 120. 18Z SCT080. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SRN 2/3...OVC015-025 TOP FL250. VIS 3-5SM BR. 16Z BKN045 TOP 060.
20Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC020-030 TOP 150. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 20Z BKN040 TOP 120.
ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC020-030 TOP FL250. VIS 3-5SM BR. SCT -SHRA. 15Z BKN050 BKN080.
WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NRN...BKN015-020 OVC040 TOP 080. 15Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM -RA/-DZ BR.
OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT025 BKN060 TOP 080. 15Z BKN040 TOP 100. WND W G25KT.
OTLK...VFR WND SHRA TSRA.
.
IL IN KY
NRN IL...BKN015-025 TOP 060. ISOL -SHRA TOP FL250. 18Z SCT040.
ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL380. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL IL...SCT050 SCT100. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL350. 12Z
BKN070 TOP 120. 16Z BKN050. OTLK...VFR.
SRN IL/SW IN/WRN HLF KY...SKC. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 15Z BKN080 TOP
FL250. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
NRN IN...SCT070. 14Z BKN050 TOP 120. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL370. 20Z BKN120 TOP 150. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SE IN...SCT CI. 14Z SCT050 SCT CI. 19Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
OTLK...VFR TSRA.
ERN KY...OVC015-025 TOP 060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 16Z SCT060 SCT
CI. OTLK...VFR.
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