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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
METAR KMDW 280053Z 02007KT 10SM FEW065 FEW250 09/01 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP202 T00940006
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
KMDW 280142Z 2802/2824 01005KT P6SM FEW250
     FM281500 01008KT P6SM FEW250
     FM281900 04012KT P6SM FEW250=
Decoded:
ID: KMDW   Chicago/Midway, IL
REPORT TIME: 27 23:20
VALID TIME: 28 April AT 00:00Z to 28 April AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 30 AT 13
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 02:00Z
   WINDS: 10 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 FEW
NEW WX STARTING: 19:00Z
   WINDS: 40 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 FEW
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 272045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 280300
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NO SGFNT IFR EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
....

CHIT WA 280101 AMD
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 6 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 280300
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AIRMET TURB...NE KS IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY
FROM 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO RZC TO OSW TO 50W
LBL TO OVR TO DBQ TO 30SE ECK
MOD TURB BTN FL210 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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AIRMET TURB...KS MO OK TX AR LA MS
FROM SLN TO 20ENE SGF TO 60SW MEM TO MLU TO 60S MLC TO DLF TO
90S MRF TO ELP TO INK TO 30ESE TBE TO 50W LBL TO 40ENE LAA TO SLN
MOD TURB BLW 120. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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CHIZ WA 272045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 280300
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AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE MN
FROM 30N INL TO 20SW ABR TO 70SW RAP TO 60SSW ISN TO 50NNW MOT TO
30N INL
MOD ICE BTN 080 AND FL190. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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AIRMET ICE...LM LS MI LH
FROM 80NE SAW TO 30NW YVV TO 30NW ECK TO MKG TO 50E GRB TO 30SE
SAW TO 80NE SAW
MOD ICE BTN 040 AND 100. CONDS ENDG 21-00Z.
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AIRMET ICE...KS MO OK TX AR
FROM 60S GLD TO 30W SGF TO 50WSW MEM TO 40E ELD TO TXK TO 20ENE
ADM TO 20NNE SPS TO 30N SJT TO 60N INK TO 30ESE TBE TO 50W LBL TO
60S GLD
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL240. FRZLVL 060-120. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z
THRU 09Z.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...ICE KS MO OK TX AR TN LA MS
BOUNDED BY 20NNE ICT-30W SGF-70SSE SGF-20NNW MEM-IGB-70NE
JCT-20WSW SJT-60SSW TXO-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-20NNE ICT
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL240. FRZLVL 060-120. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 030-115 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL 030-100 BOUNDED BY 70N SAW-50WNW SSM-40NE BAE-CVG-
      30SW HMV-20NE GQO-20E DBQ-50S RHI-70N SAW
   080 ALG 50WSW RAP-50E RAP-50WNW ABR-50ENE INL
   080 ALG YQT-30W DLL-20NNE BDF-40SSW IIU-40S LOZ
   080 ALG 50NNE MMB-40ESE LAA
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
!MDW 04/180 MDW RWY 13R/31L CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:32:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/179 MDW RWY 13L/31R CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:31:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/178 MDW RWY 4L/22R CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:27:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/177 MDW TWY Y BTN APCH END RWY 22L AND TWY S CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:25:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/176 MDW TWY R BTN TWY Q AND APCH END RWY 22L CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:20:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/175 MDW TWY Q BTN APCH END RWY 22R AND TWY Y CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:16:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/174 MDW TWY N BTN TWY P AND TWY Y CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:14:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/173 MDW RWY 4R/22L CLSD 1504270300-1504271100
CREATED: 26 Apr 2015 22:13:00 SOURCE: MDW
!MDW 04/068 MDW OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1009368) 415253.50N0873824.70W (7.6NM NE MDW) 1183.7FT (572.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1504121502-1505121500
CREATED: 12 Apr 2015 15:02:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!MDW 04/067 MDW AD ALL PAVEMENT MARKINGS OBSC 1504121144-1504302300
CREATED: 12 Apr 2015 11:44:00 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 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
!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
Forecast Area
KMDW - Chicago Midway, Illinois
Updated at 12:53 AM GMT on April 28, 2015 (7:53 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 280145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 282000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 281400...OTLK VALID 281400-282000
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...02Z CDFNT WRN MN-NE PNHDL AND HIGH PRES NRN LAKES RGN.
12Z CDFNT STALLS AND WEAKENS AS NEW HIGH BLDS INTO NWRN FA. 18Z
BROAD HIGH PRES ACR FA WITH SFC TROF WRN WI-NRN IA.
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ND
W HLF...SCT070 SERN PTN BKN070 TOP 150. 05Z SERN PTN SCT070.
OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN050 TOP FL200. -RA. 07Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...BKN050 TOP FL200. -RA. 12Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
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SD
W HLF...BKN055 TOP 150. SRN PTN -RA. 09Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT070. 09Z BKN070 TOP 150. -RA. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SCT CI. 07Z SCT070. OTLK...VFR.
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NE
PNHDL-NCNTRL...BKN060 TOP 090. 10Z BKN055 TOP 100. OTLK...MVFR
CIG 16Z VFR.
SCNTRL...SCT090 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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KS
FAR SRN...SCT-BKN150 TOP FL200. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NWRN...BKN050 TOP 150. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT080 SCT 150. 08Z BKN060 TOP FL200. -RA. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT CI. 08Z SCT-BKN150 TOP FL200. 12Z BKN100. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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MO
NRN PTN SKC OR SCT CI SRN PTN BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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LS UPR MI
WRN...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT-BKN040 TOP 060. OTLK...WRN PTN VFR ERN PTN MVFR CIG 18Z
VFR.
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LM LWR MI LH
LM-WRN LWR MI...SCT050 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN LM-LH...BKN045 TOP 070. 06Z NRN PTN BKN035. OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NRN-CNTRL...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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IN
W HLF...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN045 TOP 070. 05Z SCT045. OTLK...VFR.
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KY
WRN-CNTRL...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN070 TOP 090. 07Z SCT070. OTLK...VFR.
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