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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
METAR KRCA 230658Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM CLR 07/00 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP167 T00670002 401900056 $
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
TAF KRCA 2303/2409 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2998INS
     BECMG 2315/2316 VRB06KT 9999 SCT150 QNH2993INS TX19/2321Z
     TN08/2309Z=
Decoded:
ID: KRCA   Ellsworth AFB, SD
VALID TIME: 23 October AT 03:00Z to 24 October AT 09:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 6
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.98 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 15Z TO 16Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 6
   CLOUDS: 150 SCT
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.93 IN HG
   COMMENTS: TX19/2321Z TN08/2309Z= 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
CHIS WA 230704 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 1 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 230900
.
AIRMET IFR...KS OK TX
FROM 30ENE HLC TO SLN TO 40S ICT TO 50NNE CDS TO 40S CDS TO
20WSW LBB TO 20WSW TXO TO 20ESE TBE TO 50W LBL TO 30ENE HLC
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE KS MN IA...UPDT
FROM 50SE YWG TO 40NE INL TO 40SE BRD TO 40SE FOD TO 40WSW PWE
TO 20S MCK TO 50NNW LBF TO 40WSW FSD TO 20E FAR TO 50SE YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY TN AL...UPDT
FROM 40NW SAW TO 30NW SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO
HNN TO HMV TO 30ENE GQO TO 70ESE DYR TO 30SSW STL TO 30WNW TTH
TO 40SE ORD TO 40SW BAE TO 30S RHI TO 40NW SAW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO 40E VXV TO 50WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...IFR KS OK TX
BOUNDED BY 40NNW MCI-OSW-CDS-INK-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-50ESE MCK-
40NNW MCI
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
.
AREA 2...IFR SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS...UPDT
BOUNDED BY 50NNW INL-50W YQT-30E EAU-40SSE ODI-30NW IOW-30WNW
BUM-50ESE PWE-20SSE MCK-50SW ANW-ANW-60S PIR-40W FSD-20E FAR-
50SE YWG-50NNW INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....
CHIT WA 230245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 230900
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AIRMET TURB...NE MN IA MO WI LS MI
FROM 90ESE YWG TO 30N INL TO YQT TO 40NNE RHI TO 30SE DSM TO
60SSW DSM TO 40W PWE TO 20NE RWF TO 90ESE YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 06-09Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...MN IA WI LS MI
BOUNDED BY 20WNW INL-50W YQT-40WNW RHI-20ESE EAU-40NNW IOW-20WNW
DSM-40W MCW-30SW MSP-20WNW INL
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 09-12Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...TURB ND SD NE KS
BOUNDED BY 50WSW DIK-60NW ANW-30SW HLC-50W LBL-40ESE SNY-30ESE
CYS-50WSW DIK
MOD TURB BTN FL300 AND FL400. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG
THRU 15Z.
....
CHIZ WA 230245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 230900
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AIRMET ICE...MN IA WI LS MI
FROM 60WNW INL TO 70ESE INL TO 30WSW YQT TO 30ENE ODI TO 50WNW
IOW TO 20E FOD TO 30SE RWF TO 60WNW INL
MOD ICE BTN 120 AND FL240. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET ICE...KS OK TX
FROM 20S SLN TO 40NNW OSW TO OSW TO 70W TXK TO 40S SPS TO 60NE
CDS TO 50WSW ICT TO 20S SLN
MOD ICE BTN 140 AND FL240. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...ICE MN IA WI LS MI
BOUNDED BY YQT-70N SAW-40N GRB-30N DLL-40ENE DSM-20NW MCW-80ESE
INL-YQT
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL240. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 020-135 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL 020-110 BOUNDED BY 40SE RHI-40NNE ECK-30SSE ECK-
      20SW DXO-30N FWA-30N BVT-40NW JOT-30NW DLL-40SE RHI
   080 BOUNDED BY MBS-20E MBS-20ESE MBS-20SSE FNT-30SW FNT-20E
      GRR-20NE GRR-30WSW MBS-MBS
   120 ALG 20S GLD-40WSW SLN-40SSE ICT
   120 ALG 30SE OSW-50SSW IRK-40ESE IOW-30WNW BDF-40E IND-20NW
      CVG-30NNE VXV
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
M2032/14 NOTAMR M2031/14
Q)  /QTTTTA)  KRCAB)  201410221345C)  201410222100E)  PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT CONDUCTING PAINT OPERATIONS ON TAXIWAYALPHA SOUTH. MAX HIEGHT OF EQUIPMENT IS 10 FEET.CREATED: 22 Oct 2014 13:47:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2028/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QTTTTA)  KRCAB)  201410211452C)  201501152359D)  1300-2300E)  CRANE ERECTED 100 FEET TALL AT COORDINATES: 44 08'58.45"N 1033'23.62"W DAILY 0700-1700LCREATED: 21 Oct 2014 14:54:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2013/14 NOTAMR M1826/14
Q)  /QOLASA)  KRCAB)  201410150357C)  201411290200E)  OBSTACLE HAZARD (OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS OUT OF SERVICE): 2OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 430 FEET EAST FROM RUNWAY31/13 CENTERLINE, 1315 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 61 FEETAGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1250 FEET EAST FROMRUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1600 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD,50 FEET AGL; 5 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 2045 FEETEAST FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2775 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31THRESHOLD, 50 FEET AGL; 10 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY1760 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2045-3065 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY31/13, 65 FEET AGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1965FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE 2045 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13MIDFIELD, 50 FEET AGL; 1 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1345FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2480-4080 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY31/13 MIDFIELD, 50 FEET AGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATEDAPPROXIMATELY 1600 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1140-2900 FEETWEST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 110 FEET AGLCREATED: 15 Oct 2014 03:17:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2008/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QMKTTA)  KRCAB)  201410141429C)  201411150200E)  4 INCH HOLE LOCATED 50 FEET EAST OF SPOT 80 CENTERLINE, 5 FEETNORTH OF SPOT 80 EDGELINE.CREATED: 14 Oct 2014 14:31:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2007/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QMXTTA)  KRCAB)  201410141259C)  201410312359E)  PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT WORKING ON 80 ROW DURING DAYLIGHT HOURSFOR PAVEMENT REPAIR OPS. TALLEST PIECE OF EQUIPMENT APRX 15 FEET TALLCREATED: 14 Oct 2014 13:01:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2002/14 NOTAMR M1997/14
Q)  /QMXLCA)  KRCAB)  201410131300C)  201411192359E)  TAXIWAY ALPHA NORTH CLOSED FROM THE NORTH OF LOLA PAD TO TAXIWAY GOLF DUE TO CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 10 Oct 2014 13:53:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2001/14 NOTAMR M1996/14
Q)  /QMXLCA)  KRCAB)  201410131300C)  201411192359E)  TAXIWAY GOLF CLOSED FROM INSTRUMENT HOLD LINE TO TAXIWAY ALPHA NORTH DUE TO CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 10 Oct 2014 13:51:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M2000/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QMXTTA)  KRCAB)  201410131300C)  201411192359E)  PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT LOCATED ON TAXIWAY ALPHA NORTH ANDTAXIWAY GOLF DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS. TALLEST PIECE OF EQUIPMENT 20 FEETCREATED: 10 Oct 2014 13:18:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M1998/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QLYXXA)  KRCAB)  201410131300C)  201411192359E)  TAXIWAY EDGE LIGHTS UNAVAILABLE ON TAXIWAY ALPHA NORTH, BEGINNINGNORTH OF LOLA, AND TAXIWAY GOLF DUE TO AIRFIELD LIGHTING PROJECTCREATED: 10 Oct 2014 13:15:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M1786/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QICXXA)  KRCAB)  201409151241C)  201411150200E)  ILS/RADAR: RADAR- NO NOTAM MP 0730-1300Z++ THUR, FRI (3000/5+1CREATED: 15 Sep 2014 12:42:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M1416/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QFTASA)  KRCAB)  201408011303C)  201410250200E)  RUNWAY 31/13 RUNWAY VISUAL (RVR) EQUIPMENT UNSERVICEABLECREATED: 01 Aug 2014 13:05:00 SOURCE: KRCA
V0299/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QGTCHA)  KRCAB)  201409301705C)  201412310500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] IFR TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS AND DEPARTUREPROCEDURES CHANGED. ADD TAKE-OFF OBSTACLES FOR RWY 13: B1 TAIL 34’AGL/3208’ MSL, 64’ INWARD OF DER, 582’RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.  TREE 140’AGL/3289’ MSL, 2405’ FROM DER, 1044’ LEFT OF CENTERLINE.  TERRAIN3182’ MSL, 0’FROM DER, 500 FT LEFT OF CENTERLINE. CHANGE TAKE-OFFOBSTACLES FOR RWY 13: “TERRAIN 3182’ MSL, 0’FROM DER, 490 FT LEFT OFCENTERLINE.” TO READ, TERRAIN 3182’ MSL, 1’FROM DER, 490 FT LEFT OFCENTERLINE.”  CHANGE TAKE-OFF OBSTACLES FOR RWY 31: “BUILDING 12’AGL/3311’ MSL, 1805’FROM DER, 762 FT LEFT OF CENTERLINE.” TO READ,“BUILDING 12’ AGL/3311’ MSL, 1804’ FROM DER, 762 FT LEFT OFCENTERLINE.”CREATED: 30 Sep 2014 17:10:00 SOURCE: KACC
L0193/14 NOTAMR L0192/14
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KRCAB)  201410221300C)  201410230001E)  SPOT 92 CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 21 Oct 2014 15:26:00 SOURCE: KRCA
L0191/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KRCAB)  201410151333C)  201411151330E)  SPOTS 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86 & 87 CLOSEDCREATED: 15 Oct 2014 13:38:00 SOURCE: KRCA
L0190/14 NOTAMR L0189/14
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KRCAB)  201410141406C)  201410250200E)  SPOT 109 CLOSEDCREATED: 14 Oct 2014 14:08:00 SOURCE: KRCA
L0179/14 NOTAMN
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KRCAB)  201409261239C)  201410242359E)  PARKING SPOT 102 CLOSED DUE TO PAVEMENT DETERIORATIONCREATED: 26 Sep 2014 12:41:00 SOURCE: KRCA
Forecast Area
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 AM GMT on October 23, 2014 (12:58 AM MDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 230145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 232000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 231400...OTLK VALID 231400-232000
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...HI PRES RDG OVR NWRN LH-LWR MI-CNTRL IN-WRN KY-WRN TN
WL MOV LTL THRU 20Z. OCLD FNT OVR NWRN MN BECMG CDFNT OVR SERN
SD-S CNTRL NE-NWRN KS AND WRMFNT OVR SWRN MN-WRN IA-NWRN MO. SYS
MOVG EWD AND SLOLY WKNG INTO TROF OVR NERN MN-ERN IA-SERN KS BY
20Z.
.
ND
W HLF...SCT100. 09Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN070 TOP 140. ISOL -SHRA. 08Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W 2/3...SCT120. 06Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E 1/3...BKN035 TOP 140. ISOL -SHRA. S PTN ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL340. 08Z SCT100. 12Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL-W CNTRL...SCT120 SCT CI. TIL 08Z SWRN OCNL BKN120 TOP 160.
09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...BKN050 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL380. 07Z
SE BKN020 TOP 140. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT -SHRA/BR. ISOL -TSRA. ELSW
SCT100 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...SE IFR CIG BR
16Z VFR ELSW VFR.
.
KS
W 1/3...SCT100 BKN CI. BECMG 0608 BKN040 TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3SM
BR. OTLK...IFR CIG TIL 16Z BR 18Z MVFR CIG.
E 2/3...BKN060 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 07Z
BKN025 TOP 160. VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL370.
OTLK...IFR CIG TIL 16Z BR 18Z MVFR CIG.
.
MN
W HLF...OVC050 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA. SRN 1/3 ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL370. 08Z N 2/3 SCT060 SCT-BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. S 1/3
BKN020 TOP 090. VIS 3-5SM BR. 13Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
NERN-E CNTRL...BKN050 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 07Z OVC025.
OCNL VIS 3SM -RA/BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 18Z WRN/SRN SXNS VFR.
SE...BKN060 LYRD FL250. ISOL -SHRA. 08Z OVC015-025. VIS 3-5SM SCT
-SHRA/BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 18Z XTRM SE MVFR CIG ELSW VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...SCT060 BKN160 LYRD FL260. 04Z OVC030. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT
-SHRA/BR. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL380. BECMG 1012 OVC025 TOP 140.
VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...NW PTN VFR ELSW IFR CIG BR
17Z MVFR CIG 19Z VFR.
E HLF...BKN-SCT070 TOP 120 BKN CI. BECMG 0709 SCT030 BKN050 TOP
140. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 12Z BKN030 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA. OTLK...N
HLF IFR CIG RA BR 17Z MVFR CIG S HLF MVFR CIG SHRA.
.
MO
NW...SCT050 BKN CI. BECMG 0608 BKN035 BKN150 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS
3SM SCT -SHRA/BR. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL370. OTLK...IFR CIG RA BR
16Z MVFR CIG.
SW...SCT060 SCT CI. 06Z BKN CI. 13Z BKN040 TOP 150. WDLY SCT
-SHRA. OTLK...W HLF MVFR CIG SHRA ELSW VFR.
E HLF...SCT CI. 06Z NERN BKN CI. SERN OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
13Z NERN BKN045 TOP 160. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR NERN SHRA 16Z
NERN MVFR CIG SHRA.
.
WI LS UPR MI
NW WI/W LS/W UPR MI...BKN060 TOP 150. ISOL -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL370. BECMG 0709 BKN035 BKN150 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT
-SHRA/BR. OTLK...IFR CIG RA BR 19Z MVFR CIG.
NERN WI/RMNDR LS AND UPR MI...SCT CI. BECMG 0709 BKN-SCT020 TOP
030. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...NERN WI VFR ELSW MVFR CIG BR
18Z MVFR CIG SHRA.
SW WI...SCT CI. 06Z BKN080 TOP 140 BKN CI. BECMG 1113 BKN040 LYRD
FL250. SCT -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR.
SE WI...SCT CI. 12Z SCT120 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 19Z MVFR CIG SHRA.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N PTN...SCT CI. LWR MI 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
S PTN...SKC OR SCT CI. E HLF OCNL SCT030. 09Z LWR MI OCNL VIS
3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
NW...SKC OR SCT CI. 06Z SCT-BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
10Z OCNL SCT100. OTLK...VFR 17Z MVFR CIG SHRA.
RMNDR...SKC OR SCT CI. BECMG 0608 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
W 2/3...SKC. 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E 1/3...SCT035. 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W 2/3...SKC. 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E 1/3...BKN035 TOP 070. 09Z BKN-SCT030 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR CIG BR 15Z VFR.
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