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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
METAR KRDU 160751Z 23004KT 7SM FEW006 SCT014 BKN110 BKN250 20/18 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP169 T02000183
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
TAF KRDU 160529Z 1606/1706 19003KT P6SM SCT012 BKN120 TEMPO
     1606/1609 BKN012
     FM160900 19003KT 3SM BR OVC003
     FM161500 32005KT P6SM BKN009
     FM161700 36004KT P6SM FEW022 SCT250
     FM170100 VRB03KT P6SM OVC070=
Decoded:
ID: KRDU   Raleigh-Durham, NC
REPORT TIME: 16  5:29
VALID TIME: 16 September AT 06:00Z to 17 September AT 06:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 190 AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 12 SCT
   CLOUDS: 120 BKN
TEMPORARY WX FROM 06Z TO 09Z
   CLOUDS: 12 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 09:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 3
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 3 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 9 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 17:00Z
   WINDS: 360 AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 22 FEW
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 01:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 70 OVC
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
MIAS WA 160245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 160900
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AIRMET IFR...NC SC GA
FROM 60SSW RIC TO ILM TO 60SSW AMG TO 40WSW PZD TO GQO TO HMV TO
60SSW RIC
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...NC SC GA
FROM 40SSE PSK TO CLT TO ATL TO GQO TO HMV TO 40SSE PSK
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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MIAT WA 160245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 160900
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NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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MIAZ WA 160245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 160900
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 130-155 ACRS AREA
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
!RDU 09/176 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1004866) 355423.40N0785508.30W (6.6NM WNW RDU) 608.9FT (259.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409160523-1410010523
CREATED: 16 Sep 2014 05:26:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/163 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1008551) 354807.00N0784856.00W (4.8NM SSW RDU) 788.7FT (418.6FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409150229-1409300229
CREATED: 15 Sep 2014 02:29:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/146 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1005185) 355635.00N0784840.00W (4.1NM NNW RDU) 813.6FT (419.9FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409131210-1409281210
CREATED: 13 Sep 2014 12:14:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/145 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1030359) 355245.30N0785056.40W (3.0NM W RDU) 623.0FT (219.2FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409131139-1409280400
CREATED: 13 Sep 2014 11:39:00 SOURCE: RDU
!RDU 09/131 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1004867) 355531.80N0785050.60W (4.0NM NW RDU) 654.2FT (265.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409121910-1409271910
CREATED: 12 Sep 2014 19:11:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/072 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1052142) 354648.00N0784029.00W (7.9NM SE RDU) 716.2FT (320.2FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409060502-1409210502
CREATED: 06 Sep 2014 05:03:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/065 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1046100) 354957.00N0784631.00W (2.8NM SSE RDU) 590.9FT (213.9FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409051219-1409201219
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 12:21:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/044 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1036564) 355325.00N0784444.00W
(2.2NM ENE RDU) 631.2FT (179.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE1409040516-1409190516CREATED: 04 Sep 2014 05:17:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 09/021 RDU OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1001697) 354721.10N0784044.50W (7.4NM SE RDU) 783.8FT (364.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1409020741-1409170741
CREATED: 02 Sep 2014 07:41:00 SOURCE: RDU
!RDU 07/070 RDU NAV ILS RWY 23L OM DECOMMISSIONED 1407041939-PERM
CREATED: 04 Jul 2014 19:38:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 07/068 RDU NAV ILS RWY 5R OM DECOMMISSIONED 1407041922-PERM
CREATED: 04 Jul 2014 19:24:00 SOURCE: AOCC
!RDU 03/192 RDU OBST COOLING TOWER LGT 353801N0786723W (16NM SW RDU)
784FT (523FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1403131409-1505312359ESTCREATED: 13 Mar 2014 14:09:00 SOURCE: KRDUYFYX
!RDU 12/022 RDU NAV ILS RWY 23L LLZ UNUSBL CPD APCH 2 NM TO THR
CREATED: 01 Dec 2010 22:54:00 SOURCE: KMIVYFYX
!FDC 4/3969 RDU IAP RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL, RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC.
   VOR RWY 23L, AMDT 14D...     MISSED APPROACH: CLIMBING LEFT TURN TO 2600 ON RDU R-087 TO     ZEBUL INT/RDU 19.64 DME AND HOLD.   THIS IS VOR RWY 23L, AMDT 14E.   1408141925-PERMCREATED: 14 Aug 2014 19:26:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4409 RDU SID RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL, RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC.
PACKK SEVEN DEPARTURE...ROANOKE TRANSITION: NA EXCEPT FOR AIRCRAFT EQUIPPED WITH SUITABLERNAV SYSTEM WITH GPS, ROA VOR OUT OF SERVICE.1407231931-1501231931ESTCREATED: 23 Jul 2014 19:39:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4159 RDU IAP RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL, RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC.
   RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, ORIG...     CHANGE MISSED APPROACH TO READ:  CLIMB TO 2200 VIA 322 COURSE     TO KALSE, THEN RIGHT TURN DIRECT DUHAM AND HOLD.  NOTE:      HELICOPTER VISIBILITY REDUCTION BELOW 3/4 SM NOT AUTHORIZED.     1407231519-1501231519ESTCREATED: 23 Jul 2014 15:21:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/2407 RDU IAP RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL, RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC.
   VOR RWY 32, AMDT 3C...     CHANGE MISSED APPROACH TO READ:  CLIMBING RIGHT TURN TO 2200 ON     RDU R-351 TO DUHAM INT AND HOLD.     CHART NOTE: HELICOPTER VISIBILITY REDUCTION BELOW 3/4 SM NOT     AUTHORIZED. THIS IS VOR RWY 32, AMDT 3D.     1407181727-PERMCREATED: 18 Jul 2014 17:36:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KRDU - Raleigh-Durham Airport, North Carolina
Updated at 7:51 AM GMT on September 16, 2014 (3:51 AM EDT):
FA2W  
MIAC FA 160045
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 161900
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 161300...OTLK VALID 161300-161900
NC SC GA FL AND CSTL WTRS E OF 85W
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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...01Z LOW 30E CVG WITH STNR FNT ALG A 30E CVG-LOU LN.
WRMFNT ALG A 30E CVG-LYH-150E ILM LN. 19Z CDFNT ALG A 50E ECG-30N
FLO LN...CONTG AS A STNR FNT ALG A 30N FLO-50W ATL LN.
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NC
MTNS...BKN030 BKN120 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0508
OVC030. VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG 14Z MVFR BR 17Z VFR.
PIEDMONT...BKN030 BKN140 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. BECMG 0609
BKN020. VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG 15Z VFR.
CSTL PLAINS...
  INLAND SXNS...BKN020 BKN160 LYRD FL250. BECMG 0709 OVC015. VIS
    5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG. 15Z VFR.
  CSTL SXNS...SCT-BKN035 BKN060 TOPS 070 BKN CI. BECMG 0508
    BKN015-025 BKN150 TOPS FL250. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. WDLY SCT
    -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG 16Z VFR.
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SC
NWRN THIRD...BKN030 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -TSRA. BECMG 0508 BKN020
TOPS 040. VIS 4SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG 15Z VFR.
CSTLN...SCT015 BKN035 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. BECMG 0709
OVC015. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG 18Z VFR TSRA.
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GA
N THIRD...BKN030 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS FL400. BECMG
0609 BKN020. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG 15Z VFR.
CNTRL THIRD...SCT020 SCT040 BKN060 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB
TOPS FL400. BECMG 0406 OVC015. VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT -SHRA.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR 15Z VFR.
S THIRD...SCT040 SCT-BKN100 TOPS FL200 OVC CI. TIL 04Z WDLY SCT
-TSRA. CB TOPS FL450. BECMG 0911 BKN015 BKN130. VIS 3-5SM BR.
ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 15Z VFR.
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FL
PNHDL...SCT020 SCT-BKN070 TOPS 100. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOPS FL400.
OTLK...VFR TSRA.
NRN PEN...SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 18Z TSRA.
CNTRL-SRN PEN...SCT-BKN CI. OCNL SCT025-035 EXTRM SRN SXNS.
OTLK...VFR 18Z TSRA.
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CSTL WTRS
ATLC WTRS...
  N OF CHS...BKN030 TOPS 070 BKN CI. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS
    FL400. OTLK...VFR.
  S OF OMN...SCT040 SCT CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOPS FL400.
    OTLK...VFR.
  RMNDR...SCT035 SCT-BKN080 TOPS 120 BKN CI. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB
    TOPS FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
GULF WTRS E OF 85W...
  N HLF...SCT-BKN040 TOPS 120 BKN CI. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOPS
    FL400. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
  S HLF...SCT035 SCT CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOPS FL400. OTLK...VFR.
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