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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
METAR KMDW 040453Z 29008KT 10SM OVC200 01/M04 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP120 T00061044
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
KMDW 040208Z 0402/0424 29007KT P6SM SCT027 BKN030 OVC150
     FM040300 29007KT P6SM BKN027 OVC150
     FM041400 31012G20KT P6SM SCT025 BKN150
     FM041800 31015G25KT P6SM BKN200=
Decoded:
ID: KMDW   Chicago/Midway, ILAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME:  4  2: 8
VALID TIME: 4 March AT 02:00Z to 4 March AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 290 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 27 SCT
   CLOUDS: 30 BKN
   CLOUDS: 150 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 03:00Z
   WINDS: 290 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 27 BKN
   CLOUDS: 150 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 310 AT 12 GUST 20
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 25 SCT
   CLOUDS: 150 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 18:00Z
   WINDS: 310 AT 15 GUST 25
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 200 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
CHIS WA 040245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 040900
.
AIRMET IFR...KS MO MI IL IN KY OK
FROM FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO BWG TO DYR TO 20E ARG TO RZC TO
OSW TO 70WSW ICT TO 40NE ICT TO FWA
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO 40E VXV TO GQO TO LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...IFR KS MO IL IN KY
BOUNDED BY FWA-CVG-HNN-HMV-BWG-DYR-ARG-RZC-OSW-50W LBL-40S GLD-
30SW AXC-FWA
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....
CHIT WA 040245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 040900
.
AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI IL
FROM DLH TO SSM TO 40ESE MCI TO 50W LBL TO GLD TO BFF TO 70SW
RAP TO DPR TO DLH
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL370. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY
FROM SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO 60WSW BKW TO
70WSW ARG TO 40ESE MCI TO SSM
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL370. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...KS OK TX
FROM 20SSE HLC TO SLN TO OSW TO 30SE ADM TO CDS TO 40NNE TCC TO
20SSE HLC
MOD TURB BLW 060. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU
15Z.
.
LLWS POTENTIAL...KY AR TN MS AL
BOUNDED BY 50WSW BKW-HMV-GQO-20NNE SQS-20NNE LIT-40WNW BNA-50WSW
BKW
LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...TURB SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL
IN KY OK TX AR TN
BOUNDED BY 20SW DLH-SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-CVG-HNN-HMV-ARG-20S UIN-
30SE TCC-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-GLD-SNY-20SW DLH
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL370. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....

CHIZ WA 040245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 040900
.
AIRMET ICE...KS IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
FROM BAE TO 20SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO VXV TO EIC TO
70SSE DLF TO DLF TO 90S MRF TO ELP TO INK TO 70WSW LBB TO MCI TO
BAE
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL220. FRZLVL SFC-120. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z
THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET ICE...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI IL OK TX
FROM 20NNW DLL TO BAE TO MCI TO 70WSW LBB TO 30ESE TBE TO 50W LBL
TO GLD TO 30NNW BFF TO 40NW ANW TO 20NNW MCW TO 20NNW DLL
MOD ICE BLW 150. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-115 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 090 BOUNDED BY 50NNE FWA-CVG-40S FAM-RZC-OKC-
      20SSE AMA-50ENE TCC-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-GCK-40SW MCI-50NNE
      FWA
   SFC ALG 30W OSW-40SSW STL-50S FWA
   040 ALG 30SE OSW-40NE FAM-20NNW CVG
   080 ALG 50E RZC-20W HNN
....

SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
!MDW 03/016 MDW RWY 13R/31L CLSD 1503030400-1503032100
CREATED: 03 Mar 2015 02:36:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 03/015 MDW RWY 13L/31R CLSD 1503030400-1503032100
CREATED: 03 Mar 2015 02:34:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 03/014 MDW RWY 4L/22R CLSD 1503030400-1503032100
CREATED: 03 Mar 2015 02:32:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 03/004 MDW AD AIRPORT SIGNS ALL OBSC 1503010301-1503051200
CREATED: 01 Mar 2015 03:01:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 02/200 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1009368) 415253.50N0873824.70W (7.6NM NE MDW) 1183.7FT (572.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1502271410-1503141438
CREATED: 27 Feb 2015 14:10:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 02/199 MDW AD ALL SFC MARKINGS OBSC 1502271245-1503051200
CREATED: 27 Feb 2015 12:54:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 02/193 MDW TWY K HOLDING POSITION SIGN FOR RWY 13C/31C MISSING
1502261302-1503121100CREATED: 26 Feb 2015 13:02:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 02/139 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1005047) 415224.10N0874217.50W (5.7NM NNE MDW) 865.8FT (269.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1502171939-1503041939
CREATED: 17 Feb 2015 19:40:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 01/129 MDW OBST STACK (ASN UNKNOWN) 4164N08770W (10NM S MDW) UNKNOWN (364FT AGL) LGTD 1501161716-1505152359
CREATED: 16 Jan 2015 17:16:00 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 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
Forecast Area
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 4:53 AM GMT on March 04, 2015 (10:53 PM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 040245
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 042100
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 041500...OTLK VALID 041500-042100
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 CURVED FROM A LOW OVR ERN ERN UPR MI SWWD ACRS
WRN LWR MI..NERN IL..SWRN MO..SWRN OK AND TX PNHDL INTO NERN NM.
WRMFNT EXTDD SWD FROM LOW ACRS EXTRM ERN LWR MI..ERN OH..SWRN WV
SERN KY AND ERN TN INTO NWRN AND CNTRL GA. BY 21Z...CDFNT WILL
EXTD SWWD FROM SWRN VA THRU A LOW OVR SERN TN..THEN WILL CONT
SWWD ACRS NRN AL..CNTRL MS..NRN LA AND ERN TX..THRU A LOW OVR S
CNTRL TX..THEN CONT ACRS SW TX NWWD INTO NM.
.
ND
NWRN...BKN-OVC040 TOPS 120-140. OCNL -SN LWRG VIS 5SM ENDG BY
09Z. AFT 09Z TOPS 060-080. OTLK...MVFR CIGS.
CNTRL AND SWRN...BKN040-060 TOPS 080. BECMG 0609 TOPS 120-140.
OCNL -SN LWRG VIS 5SM ENDG 12Z-15Z. OTLK...VFR WIND.
ERN...BKN040 TOPS 060-080. BECMG 0912 BKN040-060 TOPS 120-140.
OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
NWRN AND N CNTRL...SCT050-060. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...BKN080-100 TOPS 140 BKN CI ABV. BECMG 0306 SKC.
OTLK...VFR.
S CNTRL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT035-050 SCT-BKN120 LYRD FL240. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...OVC050-060 TOPS 100-120. BKN CI ABV. ISOL -SHSN LWRG VIS
3-5SM. BECMG 0306 SCT100-120. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...OVC035-050 TOPS 150. OCNL -SN LWRG VIS 3SM. AFT 09Z
SCT060-080. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT035-050 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
NWRN...OVC050-060 TOPS FL180 OVC CI. OCNL -SN BR DVLPG LWRG VIS
3-5SM. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT040 BKN050 TOPS 060-0700. BECMG 0912 TOPS TO FL180.
OCNL -SN BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...OVC040-050 TOPS 060-070. BECMG 0306 OVC035-050 TOPS 160
OVC CI. OCNL -SN BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM. WIND NE G25KT. OTLK...MVFR
CIGS SN WIND.
SERN...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RADZ BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
BECMG 0912 OCNL -FZRAPL BR. BECMG 1215 OCNL -SN BR. OTLK...IFR
CIGS SN BR.
.
MN
NWRN...SCT030-040 BECMG 0306 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT035-050 WIND NW G25KTS TIL 06Z. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...SCT030. BECMG 0306 SKC. OTLK...VFR WIND.
SERN...SCT025-035. WIND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
NWRN...SCT035-050 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
REST OF IA...OVC020-025 TOPS 060 OVC150 LYRD FL240. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NWRN...OVC035 TOPS 060 OVC150 LYRD FL240. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RADZ BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
BECMG 0912 OCNL -FZRASNPL BR. BECMG 1215 OCNL -SN BR. OTLK...IFR
CIGS SN BR.
NERN...OVC035 TOPS 060 OVC150 LYRD FL240. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RA BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
BECMG 0912 OCNL -RASNPL BR. LWRG VIS 35SM. OTLK...IFR CIGS
SN PL BR.
.
WI MI LS LM LH
NWRN WI/WRN LS...SCT035-050. OTLK...VFR.
NERN WI/ERN LS/UPR MI/NRN LM...SCT-BKN025 TOPS 080. ISOL -SHSN
LWRG VIS 3-5SM. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHSN.
NRN LWR MI/LH...SCT-BKN025 TOPS 080. ISOL -SHSN LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHSN.
SRN WI/SRN LM/SRN LWR MI...OVC020-030 TOPS 060 OVC150 LYRD FL240.
BECMG 1215 SCT020-030 BKN150. OTLK...VFR WIND.
.
IL
NRN AND CNTRL IL...OVC020-030 TOPS 060 OVC150 LYRD FL240.
BECMG 1215 SCT020-030 BKN150. OTLK...VFR WIND.
SRN IL...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RA BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
BECMG 0912 OCNL -RASNPL BR. LWRG VIS 35SM. OTLK...IFR CIGS
SN PL BR.
.
IN
NRN IN...OVC015-020 TOPS 060 OVC150 LYRD FL240. ISOL -SHSN.
OTLK...MVFR CIGS.
CNTRL AND SRN IN...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RA BR LWRG VIS
3-5SM. BECMG 0912 OCNL -RASNPL BR. LWRG VIS 35SM. OTLK...MVFR
CIGS SN BR.
.
KY
WRN...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RA BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
BECMG 0912 OCNL -RASNPL BR. LWRG VIS 35SM. OTLK...IFR CIGS
SN PL BR.
CNTRL...OVC015-020 LYRD FL240. OCNL -RA BR LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
OTLK...IFR CIGS SN BR.
ERN...OVC020-030 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT -SHRA LWRG VIS 3-5SM.
OTLK...IFR CIGS SHRA BR.
....

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