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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
METAR KRCA 271858Z AUTO 31020G31KT 10SM SCT060 19/04 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND 35034/04 SLP143 T01910036 $
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
TAF KRCA 2719/2901 33025G35KT 9999 FEW050 SCT100 510003 QNH2989INS
      BECMG 2721/2722 33015G25KT 9999 FEW050 FEW100 QNH2986INS
      BECMG 2800/2801 VRB06KT 9999 FEW120 QNH2963INS
      BECMG 2822/2823 28015G25KT 9999 FEW110 QNH2956INS TX24/2819Z
      TN06/2810Z
      LAST NO AMDS AFT 2719
      NEXT 3003=
Decoded:
ID: KRCA   Ellsworth AFB, SDAMENDMENT

VALID TIME: 27 March AT 17:00Z to 28 March AT 17:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 330 AT 25 GUST 35
   CLOUDS: 50 SCT
   CLOUDS: 100 SCT
   TURBULENCE: LIGHT FROM 0 TO 9
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.94 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 19Z TO 20Z
   WINDS: 330 AT 15 GUST 25
   CLOUDS: 50 FEW
   CLOUDS: 100 SCT
   TURBULENCE: LIGHT FROM 0 TO 9
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.92 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 22Z TO 23Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 9
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.96 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 05Z TO 06Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 6
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.92 IN HG
   COMMENTS: TX21/2721Z TN06/2810Z AMD 271712= 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
CHIS WA 271445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 272100
.
AIRMET IFR...ND SD MN
FROM 60NW MOT TO 60S YWG TO 60ESE ABR TO 40NNE DPR TO 60NW MOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...NE KS OK TX
FROM 50SW LBF TO 50ENE MCK TO 50SE HLC TO 30WSW END TO 40SSE MMB
TO 50SE LAA TO 50SW LBF
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MO AR
FROM 30WSW COU TO 40WSW FAM TO 60NNW LIT TO 20NNW FSM TO 40ESE
OSW TO 30WSW COU
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...MI LH
FROM YVV TO DXO TO 50WSW DXO TO MBS TO YVV
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIT WA 271445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 272100
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AIRMET TURB...IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL AND CSTL WTRS
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50SW PZD TO 40W CEW TO 100SSE
SJI TO 80SE LEV TO 120SSW LCH TO 80E BRO TO 80W BRO TO 20WSW LRD
TO CWK TO 30S OKC TO 20S FSM TO 40SW MEM TO 50E DYR TO CVG
MOD TURB BTN FL220 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
....
CHIZ WA 271445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 272100
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AIRMET ICE...MO IL IN KY AR TN MS
FROM 40ESE AXC TO 20SW BWG TO 20SSW MEM TO 40ENE LIT TO RZC TO
SGF TO 50WNW FAM TO 40ESE AXC
MOD ICE BTN 030 AND 100. CONDS ENDG 18-21Z.
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AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE KS MN IA OK
FROM 60SSE YWG TO 40WNW OVR TO 20ESE OBH TO 50ENE END TO 30NW MLC
TO 30W OKC TO GLD TO BFF TO 60SW RAP TO 60WNW RAP TO 40SE RAP TO
50SSE ISN TO 50NNW ISN TO 60SSE YWG
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL180. FRZLVL SFC-090. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z
THRU 03Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-095 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 090 BOUNDED BY 60NE MOT-80WSW GFK-40WNW ABR-
      30S ABR-20NE ONL-40NE OBH-50NNW SLN-50SE ICT-50WSW TUL-
      40ESE MMB-40W GCK-30NNW GLD-40E SNY-50NNW ISN-60NE MOT
   SFC ALG 50NW MOT-20NNE ONL-50ESE ONL-40ESE BVT-40S FWA
   040 ALG 50NNE ISN-30ENE DIK-20SE HLC-70E GCK-50SW ICT
   080 ALG 80SW DIK-90SSW DIK-20WNW RAP-60S RAP-SNY
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
M0134/15 NOTAMR M0133/15
Q)  /QNNXXA)  KRCAB)  201503240525C)  201503280200E)  TACAN OUT OF SERVICECREATED: 24 Mar 2015 05:25:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0129/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QNNGGA)  KRCAB)  201503191507C)  201505010200E)  TACAN UNUSABLE AT 007 DEGREES - 017 DEGREES BEYOND 20 NAUTICALMILES BELOW 10000 FEETCREATED: 19 Mar 2015 15:11:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0109/15 NOTAMR M0025/15
Q)  /QOLASA)  KRCAB)  201503060230C)  201505300200E)  OBSTACLE HAZARD (OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS OUT OF SERVICE): 2OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1250 FEET EAST FROM RUNWAY31/13 CENTERLINE, 1600 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 50 FEETAGL; 3 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 2045 FEET EAST FROMRUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2775 FEET NORTHEAST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD,50 FEET AGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1760 FEETFROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2045-3065 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13, 65FEET AGL; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1600 FEET FROMRUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1140-2900 FEET WEST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD,110 FEET AGLCREATED: 06 Mar 2015 02:30:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0102/15 NOTAMR M0101/15
Q)  /QMXXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022142C)  201503310730E)  TACAN CHECKPOINT SIGN MAGNETIC BEARING SHOULD NOW READ 320/140 ONTAXIWAY GOLF SIGN AND 111/291 ON TAXIWAY BRAVO SIGNCREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:43:00 SOURCE: KRCA
V0091/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPDXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022114C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] STANDARD INSTRUMENT DEPARTURE (SID)ELLSWORTH-THREE DEPARTURE (RCA3•RCA). AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURENOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:15:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0090/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022114C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, TACAN Y RWY31, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:14:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0089/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022113C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, HI-TACAN ZRWY 31, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:14:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0088/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022113C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, TACAN Y RWY13, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:13:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0087/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022112C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, HI-TACAN ZRWY 13, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:13:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0086/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022111C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, ILS OR LOCY RWY 31, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:12:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0085/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022111C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, HI-ILS ORLOC Z RWY 31, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE INFMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:11:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0084/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022110C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, ILS OR LOCY RWY 13, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE IN FMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:11:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0083/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPIXXA)  KRCAB)  201503022110C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE, HI-ILS ORLOC Z RWY 13, ORIG.  AUTHORIZED FOR USE.  PROCEDURE NOT AVAILABLE INFMS.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 21:10:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0082/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPDGVA)  KRCAB)  201503022043C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] STANDARD INSTRUMENT DEPARTURE (SID) NOTAUTHORIZED.  ELLSWORTH TWO DEPARTURE (RCA2-RCA).CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:44:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0081/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022042C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 5, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:42:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0080/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022041C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 5, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:42:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0079/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022040C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 5, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:41:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0078/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022040C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 5, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:40:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0077/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022039C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED.HI-TACAN RWY 13, AMDT 4, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:40:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0076/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022039C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. TACAN RWY 13, AMDT 4, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:39:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0075/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022038C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. HI-TACAN RWY 31, AMDT 4, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:39:00 SOURCE: KACC
V0074/15 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201503022037C)  201504300500E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGED. TACAN RWY 31, AMDT 4, 29MAY 14.  NOT AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 20:38:00 SOURCE: KACC
L0013/15 NOTAMR L0012/15
Q)  /QXXXXA)  KRCAB)  201503131405C)  201505160200E)  SPOT 90 CLOSED DUE TO OPEN CASS PIT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 38 FEET WEST OF SPOT 90 CENTERLINE.CREATED: 13 Mar 2015 14:06:00 SOURCE: KRCA
Forecast Area
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 6:58 PM GMT on March 27, 2015 (12:58 PM MDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 271845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 281300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 280700...OTLK VALID 280700-281300
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...19Z SFC LOW N LA. CDFNT WWD FROM LOW THRU N TX-TX
PNHDL...CONTG NWD AS WRMFNT THRU FAR W KS-W HLF NE-W 1/3 DAKOTAS.
SFC HIGHS CNTRL LS AND CNTRL IA. BY 13Z QSTNRY FNT FAR S LA-SE
TX...CONTG NWD AS QSTNRY FNT THRU NCNTRL TX-W HLF OK TO SFC LOW
SW QTR NE...CONTG AS CDFNT THRU N HLF NE PNHDL-NERN QTR WY-E HLF
MT. SFC HIGH CENTERED OVER SE WI.
.
ND
W 1/3...SCT110 BKN140 LYRD FL250. 23Z SCT CI. OTLK..IFR BR FAR
NERN SXNS. VFR ELSW.
CNTRL 1/3...CIG BKN020 BKN040 TOP 160. BECMG 2022 SCT-BKN100 160.
04Z CIG BKN010 TOP 040 WITH VIS 3SM BR N SXNS. FEW100 SCT CI WITH
5SM BR S SXNS. OTLK...IFR BR N. MVFR BR S.
E 1/3...CIG BKN010 BKN035 TOP 160 BKN CI. VIS 3SM -SN BR. 00Z CIG
BKN010-020. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK..IFR BR.
.
SD
NW QTR...SCT140 SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
SW QTR...BKN120 LYRD FL250. 00Z SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
NERN QTR...OVC050 TOP 160. 21Z OVC030. VIS 3SM -SN. 02Z
BKN-OVC025. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
SE QTR...BKN060 BKN100 TOP 160. 23Z OVC030. VIS 3-5SM -SN. 05Z
BKN025. OTLK..MVFR CIG.
.
NE
PNHDL...SCT CI. TIL 00Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK..VFR.
CNTRL...
  NW HLF AREA...CIG BKN015-025 TOP 160. BECMG 2123 SCT CI.
  OTLK..VFR.
  SE HLF AREA...SCT035 OVC060 TOP 160. OCNL -SN. BECMG 2301
  BKN090. OTLK..VFR.
E...BKN090 TOP 160. 22Z BKN-OVC050. ISOL -SHSN. BECMG 0204
SCT-BKN110. OTLK..VFR.
.
KS
NW...BKN070 BKN120 TOP 160. 00Z SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
SW...SCT070. 00Z SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
CNTRL...BKN070-080 TOP 160. OTLK..VFR.
E...SKC OR SCT CI. BECMG 2100 SCT-BKN050 BKN100 TOP 160.
OTLK..VFR.
.
MN IA
W 1/3 AREA...SKC OR SCT CI. BECMG 2100 BKN090 TOP FL190.
OTLK..VFR.
CNTRL 1/3 AREA...SKC. BECMG 0205 BKN-SCT090 TOP FL190. OTLK..VFR.
E 1/3 AREA...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
.
MO
NW...SKC. BECMG 2201 BKN-SCT100 TOP 160. OTLK..VFR SHRA SHSN.
WCNTRL-SW...SCT-BKN060 TOP 070. BECMG 0103 SCT100 SCT CI.
OTLK..VFR.
NERN...SCT050. 23Z SKC OR SCT CI. BECMG 0104 SCT-BKN120 TOP
FL220. OTLK..VFR.
ECNTRL-SE...BKN-OVC050 TOP 070. BECMG 0003 SCT050 BKN120 TOP
FL220. OTLK..VFR.
.
WI LS UPR MI
SKC. OTLK..VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N 1/3 LM...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S 2/3 LM/WRN SHORE OF LWR MI...BKN030 BKN050 TOP 060. 22Z
BKN-SCT050. 01Z SCT050. OTLK..VFR.
RMNDR W HLF LWR MI...SCT-BKN050 TOP 060. 01Z SKC. OTLK..VFR.
LH-E HLF LWR MI...BKN020-030 OVC045 TOP 070. TIL 21Z ISOL -SHSN.
BECMG 2201 BKN040-050. OTLK..VFR.
.
IL
NEAR LM SHORE...BKN040 TOP 060. 22Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR N HLF...FEW050. 00Z SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
SW QTR...OVC060 TOP 070. BECMG 2100 FEW060. OTLK..VFR.
SE QTR...BKN030 OVC060 TOP 080. BECMG 2201 FEW060. OTLK..VFR.
.
IN
W HLF...BKN030 OVC050 TOP 080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM IN WDLY SCT -SHSN.
BECMG 0003 FEW040. OTLK..VFR.
E HLF...SCT030 OVC050 TOP 080. OCNL VIS 5SM IN ISOL -SHSN. BECMG
0104 SCT040. OTLK..VFR.
.
KY
W HLF...BKN030 OVC060 TOP 140. OCNL VIS 5SM IN WDLY SCT -SHSN.
BECMG 0003 SCT100. OTLK..VFR.
E HLF...CIG OVC040 TOP FL180 NW HLF AREA. CIG BKN-SCT045 TOP 080
SE HLF AREA. BECMG 2123 CIG OVC035 TOP FL180 THRUT. ISOL -SHSN.
BECMG 0104 SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
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