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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
SPECI KRCA 111353Z AUTO VRB01KT 3/4SM R13/4500FT BR VV001 M03/M03 A2997 RMK AO2 $
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
TAF KRCA 111100Z 1111/1217 16009KT 9999 BKN002 620059 QNH2998INS
      BECMG 1113/1114 16006KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2998INS
      BECMG 1115/1116 32015G25KT 6000 -SHSN BR BKN015 630155
      QNH2998INS
      BECMG 1118/1119 32015G25KT 9999 NSW BKN015 630155 QNH2998INS
      TEMPO 1119/1123 32020G35KT 510003
      BECMG 1122/1123 32012KT 9999 SCT015 QNH3005INS
      BECMG 1204/1205 32012KT 9999 BKN015 620152 QNH3021INS
      TX08/1120Z TNM03/1111Z=
Decoded:
ID: KRCA   Ellsworth AFB, SDAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 11 12:12
VALID TIME: 11 February AT 12:00Z to 12 February AT 17:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 160 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: 3.7 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 1 BKN
   ICING: LIGHT IN CLOUD  FROM 1 TO 28
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.98 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 14Z TO 15Z
   WINDS: 160 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: 3.7 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 5 BKN
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.98 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 15Z TO 16Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 15 GUST 25
   VISIBILITY: 3.7 MILES
   WEATHER: -SHSN_BR
   CLOUDS: 5 BKN
   ICING: LIGHT IN PREC FROM 15 TO 30
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.98 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 18Z TO 19Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 15 GUST 25
   WEATHER: NSW
   CLOUDS: 15 BKN
   ICING: LIGHT IN PREC FROM 15 TO 30
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.98 IN HG
TEMPORARY WX FROM 19Z TO 23Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 20 GUST 35
   VISIBILITY: 510.0 MILES
   COMMENTS: 003 
WX BECOMING FROM 22Z TO 23Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 12
   CLOUDS: 15 SCT
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 30.05 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 04Z TO 05Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 12
   CLOUDS: 15 BKN
   ICING: LIGHT IN CLOUD  FROM 15 TO 21
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 30.21 IN HG
   COMMENTS: TX08/1120Z TNM03/1112Z= 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
CHIS WA 111210 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 111500
.
AIRMET IFR...ND SD...UPDT
FROM 50NNE MOT TO 40ESE BIS TO 40N DPR TO 80SW DIK TO 50NNW ISN
TO 50NNE MOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 18-21Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...SD NE KS...UPDT
FROM 40NNW RAP TO 30ENE ANW TO 70ESE ONL TO 30ESE PWE TO 20SSW
SLN TO 70WNW ICT TO 30NE GCK TO 40SSW LBF TO 40WSW RAP TO 40NNW
RAP
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...MI...UPDT
FROM 60ESE SAW TO 60SSW SSM TO 40ESE TVC TO 70SE GRB TO 60ESE SAW
CANCEL AIRMET. CONDS HV ENDED.
.
AIRMET IFR...LM MI...UPDT
FROM 30NW MKG TO 30ENE MKG TO 20ENE GIJ TO 30E ORD TO 30NW MKG
CANCEL AIRMET. CONDS HV ENDED.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO 30SSW VXV TO 50WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIT WA 110845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 111500
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AIRMET TURB...MN WI LM LS MI
FROM 80SE YWG TO 20SE YQT TO 20E GRR TO 30WNW GIJ TO 20S BAE TO
50SSE DLL TO 70S DLH TO 80SE YWG
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL250. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 18-21Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE
FROM 60SSW ISN TO 40E DPR TO 30WNW LBF TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO
60SSW ISN
MOD TURB BLW 140. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU
21Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...MO IL KY TN AL
FROM 50WSW IIU TO 20NW LOZ TO HMV TO GQO TO LGC TO 30SSE DYR TO
50S FAM TO 30SW PXV TO 50WSW IIU
MOD TURB BTN 050 AND 150. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
.
OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD NE
BOUNDED BY 50NNW ISN-50SSW MOT-20WNW BIS-50W OBH-70SW RAP-50NNW
ISN
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL290. CONDS DVLPG 15-18Z. CONDS CONTG
THRU 21Z.
.
AREA 2...TURB MN WI LM LS MI
BOUNDED BY 60WNW INL-20SE YQT-50NNE SAW-30SSE FNT-40E GIJ-30WSW
BAE-60WNW INL
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL250. CONDS ENDG 18-21Z.
.
AREA 3...TURB ND SD NE KS
BOUNDED BY 30SW ISN-30NNE ONL-40NW SLN-20NW GLD-BFF-70SW RAP-
30SW ISN
MOD TURB BLW 140. CONDS CONTG THRU 21Z.
....
CHIZ WA 110845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 111500
.
AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO IL
FROM 50SSW YWG TO 30WSW BRD TO 40NE RWF TO 50SSW MSP TO 40WNW BDF
TO 30NNE UIN TO 30N STL TO 30SSE COU TO 30E LBF TO 50W RAP TO
50NNW ISN TO 50SSW YWG
MOD ICE BLW 140. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
.
AIRMET ICE...MO IL IN KY TN
FROM 40WNW BDF TO 20NNW IIU TO 40NNW LOZ TO 50WSW BKW TO HMV TO
GQO TO 30W BNA TO 50NE DYR TO 30SSE COU TO 20N STL TO 30NNE UIN
TO 40WNW BDF
MOD ICE BTN 020 AND 100. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z...ICE ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI IL IN
KY TN
BOUNDED BY 50S YWG-40NE GFK-50WSW BKW-HMV-30ENE GQO-60NNE
DYR-60SSE COU-40ESE SLN-20ESE MCK-50WNW ANW-70WSW DIK-50NNW
ISN-50S YWG
MOD ICE BLW 140. CONDS CONTG THRU 21Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-110 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 110 BOUNDED BY 60W DIK-30SE DPR-30E ONL-30NE
      MCI-20S GQO-40W PZD-50SW MEM-20N LBL-GLD-40ENE AKO-70SW
      RAP-60W DIK
   040 ALG 40ESE LAA-50WSW ICT-40SSW ICT
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
M0141/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1602111900C) 1602112330E) FLIGHT CHECK IN PROGRESS, EXPECT DELAYSCREATED: 10 Feb 2016 23:02:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0138/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1602102210C) 1602112330E) RUNWAY 31 PAPIS UNAVAILABLECREATED: 10 Feb 2016 22:10:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0136/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1602101930C) 1602111900E) SPOT 1 CLOSEDCREATED: 10 Feb 2016 19:30:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0135/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1602101929C) 1602111900E) TAXIWAY ALPHA SOUTH CLOSED FROM SPOT 1 TO THE THROAT OF SPOT 2CREATED: 10 Feb 2016 19:29:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0124/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1602081333C) 1602190400E) ELLSWORTH AFB TACAN OUT OF SERVICECREATED: 08 Feb 2016 13:33:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0078/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1601280251C) 1604260730E) AERODROME OBSTACLE HAZARD (OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS OUT OF SERVICE):3 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1250 FEET EAST FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1600 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 50 FEET AGL; 8 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 2045 FEET EAST FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2775 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 50 FEET AGL; 6 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1760 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2045-3065 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13, 65 FEET AGL; 1 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1965 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE; 1 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1862 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1600 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1140-2900 FEET WEST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 110 FEET AGL; 6 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1344 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE.CREATED: 28 Jan 2016 02:51:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0054/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1601212335C) 1602221400E) PILOTS MUST VERIFY POWDER RIVER TRAINING COMPLEX STATUS BEFORE FILING IFR FLIGHT PLAN VIA SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE SITE "HTTPS://SUA.FAA.GOV/SUA/"CREATED: 21 Jan 2016 23:35:00 SOURCE: KRCA
Forecast Area
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on February 11, 2016 (6:53 AM MST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 111045
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 120500
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 112300...OTLK VALID 112300-120500
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...10Z CDFNT ACRS NRN LWR MI. SFC HIGH OVR SRN MN. STNR
FNT FM NWRN SD-WRN KS. BY 05Z CDFNT MOVES EAST OF RGN. OTRW LTL
CHG DRG PD.
.
ND
WRN HLF...OVC030 LYRD FL250. -SN. AFT 12Z VIS 3SM -SN. 22Z TOPS
140. OTLK...IFR CIG SN 00Z MVFR CIG SHSN.
ERN HLF...OVC020 TOPS 080. 20Z LYRD FL250. -SN. OTLK...MVFR CIG
SN 01Z VFR.
.
SD
NWRN...OVC040 LYRD FL250. TIL 17Z VIS 3-5SM -SN. 18Z BKN060. 22Z
SCT060 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...OVC060 LYRD FL250. VIS 4SM BR. 15Z BKN120. 18Z BKN080. WND
NW 25G35KT. 23Z BKN060 TOPS 090. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
CNTRL...OVC030 LYRD FL250. 15Z VIS 3-5SM -SN. 22Z TOPS 120.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SN.
ERN... OVC025 TOPS 070. 16Z LYRD FL250. -SN. 18Z VIS 3SM -SN BR.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SN.
.
NE
PNHDL...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR WRN HLF...OVC030 TOPS 050. TIL 14Z OCNL VIS 3SM BR. 18Z
BKN120 TOPS FL180. 20Z SCT120.  OTLK...VFR.
N CNTRL-NERN...OVC025 TOPS 050. TIL 14Z OCNL VIS 3SM BR. 18Z VIS
3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG TIL 01Z SN BR.
S CNTRL-SERN...OVC025 TOPS 060. TIL 14Z OCNL VIS 4SM BR. 19Z LYRD
FL250. TIL 23Z VIS 5SM -SN BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG 00Z VFR.
.
KS
NWRN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
N CNTRL-NERN...BKN025 TOPS 040. BECMG 1922 SCT030 SCT-BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SCT CI. 12Z BKN025 TOPS 040. 17Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NWRN..SCT CI. 12Z BKN120 TOPS 150. 15Z BKN050 TOPS 100. 20Z
OVC035 TOPS 080. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...BKN070 TOPS 100. 12Z BKN050. 21Z OVC025 LYRD FL250.
OTLK...MVFR CIG AFT 00Z SN BR.
NERN...SKC. 15Z SCT080. 22Z BKN040 TOPS 070. ISOL -SHSN.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN 02Z VFR.
SERN...SCT100. 23Z BKN060 TOPS 090. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
WRN HLF...BKN035 TOPS 070. 18Z OVC025 LYRD FL200. -SN. 20Z VIS
3SM -SN BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG SN.
SERN...BKN050 TOPS 080. 18Z SCT040 BKN120 LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR
01Z IFR CIG SN.
NERN...SCT090.  23Z BKN060 TOPS 090. OTLK...VFR 01Z IFR CIG SN.
.
MO
NWRN...BKN025 TOPS 050. BECMG 1720 SCT030 BKN120 LYRD FL250.
OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...SCT CI. 23Z SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...OVC040-050 TOPS 070. BECMG 1619 SCT050 SCT CI. 23Z BKN100
LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
NWRN...SKC. 15Z SCT CI. 23Z BKN035 TOPS 090. OTLK...VFR 01Z MVFR
CIG SHSN.
NERN...BKN025 TOPS 050. 16Z SCT025. 23Z BKN035 TOPS 060.
OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT CI. AFT 19Z SCT025. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC020-030 TOPS 060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
.
LM LWR MI LH
WRN HLF...BKN025-030 TOPS 070. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR
CIG SHSN.
ERN HLF...SCT-BKN040 TOPS 070. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
NRN...SCT120 SCT CI. BECMG 1821 BKN040 TOPS 060. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT090 SCT CI. 23Z BKN050 TOPS 070. OTLK...VFR AFT 05Z
SN.
SRN...OVC060 TOPS 090. BECMG 1820 SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
NRN...BKN-OVC020-030 TOPS 060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
CNTRL...BKN100 TOPS 130. 14Z SKC. 18Z SCT025 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...OVC060 TOPS 090. 18Z SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN...OVC060 TOPS 090. BECMG 1619 SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN060 TOPS 090. 16Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN040 TOPS 060. 18Z SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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