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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
METAR KRCA 301258Z AUTO 17008KT 10SM CLR 19/08 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP077 T01890083 $
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
TAF KRCA 2819/3001 32009KT 9999 OVC100 QNH3001INS HZ OVC100
     BECMG 2914/2915 19012KT 9999 OVC100 QNH2995INS HZ OVC100
     TX30/2821Z TN17/2912Z=
Decoded:
ID: KRCA   Ellsworth AFB, SDAMENDMENT

VALID TIME: 28 August AT 20:00Z to 30 August AT 01:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 320 AT 9
   CLOUDS: 100 FEW
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 30.01 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 14Z TO 15Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 12
   CLOUDS: 100 FEW
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.95 IN HG
   COMMENTS: TX30/2821Z TN17/2912Z AMD 282040 LAST NO AMDS AFT 2820 NEXT 3103= 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
CHIS WA 300845
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 301500
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS MI IL
FROM 70NW INL TO YQT TO 60ESE DLH TO 40ESE COU TO 20NNE OSW TO
40N MMB TO 40NNW LBF TO 20E GFK TO 70NW INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 40SSE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO 40ESE COU
TO 60ESE DLH TO YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIT WA 300845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 301500
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AIRMET TURB...KY AR TN LA MS AL AND CSTL WTRS
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50SW PZD TO 40W CEW TO 130ESE
LEV TO 20SSW BTR TO 40NNW DYR TO 40SE PXV TO CVG
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...SD NE KS
FROM 40NNW ABR TO 60SSW FSD TO GLD TO 60NNW BFF TO 80SW DIK TO
40NNW ABR
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
....
CHIZ WA 300845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 301500
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 130-170 ACRS AREA
   160 ALG 80SSW DIK-70W ABR-60SSW ABR-40WSW PWE-30SW MCI-30W
      BUM-30W OSW
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
M0447/15 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1508271300C) 1508310200D) DLY SR-SSE) USE CAUTION: REMOTE CONTROL AIRCRAFT DEMONSTRATION IN PROGRESS IN THE VICINITY OF 4407'48.8"N 10310'26.3"W OR THE INTERSECTION OF COUNTRY RD AND DYESS AVECREATED: 26 Aug 2015 17:20:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0445/15 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1508261228C) 1508312230E) CAUTION: 2 FT TALL DIRT MOUNDS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 3 FT FROM RUNWAY EDGE ADJACENT TO RUNWAY 31 RDM 11 AND RWY 13 RDM 2CREATED: 26 Aug 2015 12:28:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0379/15 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1507311220C) 1509300001E) AERODROME OBSTACLE HAZARD (OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS OUT OF SERVICE): 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1250 FEET EAST FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1600 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 50 FEET AGL; 3 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 2045 FEET EAST FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2775 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 50 FEET AGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1760 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2045-3065 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13, 65 FEET AGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1600 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1140-2900 FEET WEST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 110 FEET AGLCREATED: 31 Jul 2015 12:21:00 SOURCE: KRCA
!RAP 04/014 RCA AIRSPACE SEE FDC 5/3044 LASER LIGHT DEMONSTRATION DLY 0000-0400 1505010000-1511010400
CREATED: 28 Apr 2015 16:54:00 SOURCE: KHONYFYX
!FDC 5/7728 RCA CHART ELLSWORTH AFB, RAPID CITY, SD.
ELLSWORTH THREE DEPARTURE (RCA3.RCA) ...INCORRECT VERSION IN TERMINAL PROCEDURES PUBLICATION NORTH CENTRALVOLUME 1.  SEE DOD FLIP VOLUME 7 FOR CORRECT VERSION.1508241614-PERMCREATED: 24 Aug 2015 16:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
L0043/15 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1507162119C) 1509120300E) SPOT 102 CLOSED FOR PAVEMENT DEFICIENCIESCREATED: 16 Jul 2015 21:19:00 SOURCE: KRCA
Forecast Area
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 12:58 PM GMT on August 30, 2015 (6:58 AM MDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 301130 AMD
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 310400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 302200...OTLK VALID 302200-310400
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...BROAD UPR LVL TROF ERN GREAT LAKES-DEEP S WILL MOV
SLOLY ENEWD THRU OTLK. UPR LVL TROF OZARK BASIN-SRN PLAINS WILL
CONT THRU OTLK. WLY FLOW NW PTN..NLY FLOW N CNTRL PTN..WNW FLOW
NE PTN..NNE FLOW W CNTRL-SW PTN..SW FLOW RMNDR. CDFNT WRN ND
19-22Z WILL APCH CNTRL ND-WRN SD LATE DURG OTLK. TROF W CNTRL
PLAINS THRU PD. TROF ERN OK-CNTRL MO-N CNTRL IL THRU OTLK.
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ND
W HLF...SCT150 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 4-5SM FU/HZ. BECMG 1214 SCT-BKN
  CI. OCNL FU ALF. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT-BKN CI. OCNL FU ALF. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W HLF...SCT-BKN CI. OCNL FU ALF. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SKC. BECMG 1618 SCT CI OCNL SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL-RMNDR W HLF...SKC. OCNL FU ALF. BECMG 1618 SKC OCNL SCT
  CI. OTLK...VFR.
NE PTN...SCT025. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1214 FEW-SCT030 SCT
  CI. 18Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE PTN...BKN020 TOPS 030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT035.
  18Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN020-025 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1416
  BKN030. 18Z SCT035-040. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
N HLF...SCT020-025 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT035
  SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...BKN015-020 TOPS 030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315
  SCT030. 18Z SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
BKN015-025 TOPS 030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1417 SCT035-040.
OTLK...VFR.
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MO...UPDT
N HLF...BKN-OVC015-020 TOPS 045. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1517 BKN035
  TOPS 060. 19Z SCT-BKN040 TOPS 080. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP
  FL410. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT050 BKN080 TOPS 140. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
  -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. BECMG 1416 SCT-BKN040-060 BKN100.
  ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL420. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
BKN-OVC015-020 TOPS 035. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1416 SCT035. 18Z
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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LS UPR MI
SCT010-020. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NRN PTN...BKN-OVC015-025 TOPS 060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1416
  SCT035. OTLK...VFR.
SRN PTN...BKN-OVC010-020 TOPS 065. VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
  -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL360. BECMG 1517 BKN030. ISOL
  -TSRA/-SHRA. 20Z SCT040. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
N HLF...BKN010-020 TOPS 045. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1517
  SCT-BKN040 TOPS 075. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT050 BKN080 TOPS 140. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
  BECMG 1416 SCT-BKN050 BKN080. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
BKN040 TOPS 100. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL400. BECMG 1517
BKN050. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W HLF...SCT-BKN060 TOPS 120 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP
  FL410. BECMG 1416 BKN040 BKN100 TOPS 160 BKN CI. ISOL
  -TSRA/-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN040 BKN080 TOPS 140 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
  -SHRA. BECMG 1417 BKN050 BKN100 LYRD FL260. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA.
  CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR.
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