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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
METAR KRFD 090354Z 32014KT 10SM OVC029 M06/M12 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP102 T10561117
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
TAF KRFD 090308Z 0903/0924 31012G19KT P6SM VCSH OVC025
     FM090600 32015G22KT 4SM -SN OVC020 TEMPO 0906/0910 2SM -SN
     FM091200 32014G22KT P6SM -SHSN OVC025=
Decoded:
ID: KRFD   Rockford, IL
REPORT TIME:  9  3: 8
VALID TIME: 9 February AT 03:00Z to 9 February AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 310 AT 12 GUST 19
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: VCSH
   CLOUDS: 25 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 06:00Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 15 GUST 22
   VISIBILITY: 4.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SN
   CLOUDS: 20 OVC
TEMPORARY WX FROM 06Z TO 10Z
   VISIBILITY: 2.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SN
NEW WX STARTING: 12:00Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 14 GUST 22
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SHSN
   CLOUDS: 25 OVC
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
CHIS WA 090245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 090900
.
AIRMET IFR...KY TN
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50SSE BNA TO 20WSW BNA TO 30NW
BWG TO CVG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MN IA WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO 30ENE BVT TO 30WNW
BVT TO 50ESE DSM TO 20N DLH TO YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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CHIT WA 090245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 090900
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO
FROM 30N INL TO 20WNW IRK TO 70SE SGF TO RZC TO OSW TO 50W LBL
TO GLD TO 70SW RAP TO 50NNW ISN TO 30N INL
MOD TURB BTN FL200 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI IL KY
FROM 70SE YWG TO 40NNE MSP TO 40ENE UIN TO 60NE DYR TO RZC TO
OSW TO 60WSW ICT TO 40E MCK TO 70SE YWG
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI IL
BOUNDED BY 30N INL-40NNW IOW-20NNE ARG-RZC-OSW-50W LBL-GLD-80SSE
RAP-50NNE ISN-30N INL
MOD TURB BTN FL200 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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AREA 2...TURB SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS IL KY
BOUNDED BY 40W INL-80ESE INL-50WSW BDF-60NE DYR-RZC-OSW-40SSE
ICT-40E ONL-40W INL
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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CHIZ WA 090245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 090900
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AIRMET ICE...MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
FROM 30N INL TO YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO
HNN TO HMV TO 50SSE SGF TO 20NW SGF TO 50SSE OVR TO 60SE FAR TO
30N INL
MOD ICE BLW 120. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...ICE ND
BOUNDED BY 60NE MOT-60SSE DIK-70SW DIK-50NNW ISN-60NE MOT
MOD ICE BTN 050 AND 140. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
15Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-070 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 070 BOUNDED BY 60WSW DIK-30SE DPR-70ENE BFF-
      40SSE ICT-50W LBL-GLD-70SW RAP-60WSW DIK
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
!RFD 02/026 RFD OBST ANTENNA (ASN UNKNOWN) 422148N0890806W (1NM WNW APCH END RWY 19) 
UNKNOWN (476FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1602071439-1603112130CREATED: 07 Feb 2016 14:40:00 SOURCE: RFD
!RFD 01/133 RFD OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1202477) 420903.40N0890126.80W (4.2NM SE RFD) 1132.2FT (314.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1601310201-1602150201
CREATED: 31 Jan 2016 02:02:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!RFD 01/109 RFD NAV ILS RWY 01 DME OUT OF SERVICE 1601211455-1607292111EST
CREATED: 21 Jan 2016 14:55:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!RFD 01/070 RFD TWY B3 CLSD 1601121519-1603312359
CREATED: 12 Jan 2016 15:20:00 SOURCE: RFD
!RFD 12/024 RFD RWY 1 THR LGT OBSC 1512060237-1603011300
CREATED: 06 Dec 2015 02:37:00 SOURCE: RFD
!RFD 12/023 RFD RWY 19 THR LGT OBSC 1512060236-1603011300
CREATED: 06 Dec 2015 02:36:00 SOURCE: RFD
!RFD 12/017 RFD APRON ALL NON MOVEMENT AREA BDRY MARKING FADED 1512041535-1605012359EST
CREATED: 04 Dec 2015 15:36:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!RFD 12/016 RFD TWY ALL SFC MARKING FADED 1512041535-1605012359EST
CREATED: 04 Dec 2015 15:35:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!RFD 12/015 RFD RWY 25 THR LGT OBSC 1512041535-1605012359EST
CREATED: 04 Dec 2015 15:35:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!RFD 09/030 RFD SVC EN ROUTE FLT ADVISORY SERVICE NOT AVBL
1509241000-PERMCREATED: 21 Sep 2015 10:01:00 SOURCE: KIKKYFYX
!FDC 5/5927 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.RNAV (GPS) RWY 25, AMDT 1A...LNAV/VNAV DA 1191/HAT 455. CIRCLING CAT A MDA 1240/HAA 498.TEMPORARY CRANES, 925 MSL 5232 FT SW OF RWY 01.1509051704-1603051704ESTCREATED: 05 Sep 2015 17:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/5926 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, AMDT 2A...LNAV MDA 1220/HAT 484 ALL CATS. CIRCLING CAT A MDA 1240/HAA 498.TEMPORARY CRANES, 925 MSL 1.1 NM S OF RWY 19.VDP NA.1509051704-1603051704ESTCREATED: 05 Sep 2015 17:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/5925 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.RNAV (GPS) RWY 7, AMDT 1B...LNAV/VNAV DA 1172/HAT 430. TEMPORARY CRANES, 925 MSL 2292 FT NW OFRWY 01.1509051704-1603051704ESTCREATED: 05 Sep 2015 17:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/5924 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, AMDT 1...LPV DA 962/HATH 253. CIRCLING CAT A MDA 1240/HAA 498.TEMPORARY CRANES, 925 MSL 2292 FT NW OF RWY 01.1509051704-1603051704ESTCREATED: 05 Sep 2015 17:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/5923 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.ILS OR LOC RWY 7, AMDT 1C...NDB RWY 1, AMDT 25D...RADAR-1, AMDT 10A...CIRCLING CAT A MDA 1240/HAA 498.TEMPORARY CRANES, 925 MSL 2292 FT NW OF RWY 01.1509051704-1603051704ESTCREATED: 05 Sep 2015 17:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/5922 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.ILS OR LOC RWY 1, AMDT 28C...S-ILS 1 DA 963/HAT 234. CIRCLING CAT A MDA 1240/HAA 498.TEMPORARY CRANES, 925 MSL 2292 FT NW OF RWY 01.APT ELEV 742.1509051704-1603051704ESTCREATED: 05 Sep 2015 17:04:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/0437 RFD IAP CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTL,
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, IL.NDB RWY 1, AMDT 25D...PT MINIMUM ALTITUDE 2500 FT.NOTE: HELICOPER VISIBILITY REDUCTION BELOW  3/4 SM NA.1508271449-1602231449ESTCREATED: 27 Aug 2015 14:49:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KRFD - Rockford, Illinois
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on February 09, 2016 (9:54 PM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 090245
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 092100
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 091500...OTLK VALID 091500-092100
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...LOW PRES OVR SERN ONT WITH CDFNT THRU CNTRL OH-NERN
KY-NWRN TN-NRN AR-N CNTRL KS-NWRN ND. BY 21Z CDFNT OVR WRN OK-WRN
KS-WRN NE BECMG QSTNRY FNT OVR SWRN ND-NERN MT.
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ND
W-CNTRL...BKN080 TOP 150. 09Z SCT-BKN070 TOP 120. BECMG 1214
OVC035 TOP 090. OTLK...MVFR CIG 18Z SHSN.
E...BKN-OVC035 TOP 060. BECMG 0709 SCT025 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W-CNTRL...BKN080 TOP 160. BECMG 1214 BKN040-050 TOP 140.
OTLK...MVFR CIG.
E...SCT035 SCT150 BKN CI. 10Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN100 LYRD FL180. 10Z SCT-BKN100 BKN150. OTLK...MVFR CIG
WND.
CNTRL...BKN080-100 TOP 160 BKN CI. 14Z N CNTRL BKN050 TOP 100.
OTLK...N CNTRL MVFR CIG ELSW VFR 18Z SW PTN MVFR CIG.
E...BKN-SCT040 TOP 070. WND NW G25KT. BECMG 0608 SCT040 SCT100
BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W HLF...SCT-BKN100 TOP 160 BKN CI. 08Z SCT080 SCT-BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR 16Z WND.
E HLF...SCT040 SCT-BKN CI. TIL 06Z E PTN OCNL BKN040 TOP 080. TIL
09Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR 16Z WND.
.
MN
W HLF-NERN...BKN035 TOP 100-120. E PTN ISOL -SHSN. WND NW G25KT.
BECMG 0709 SCT035 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...BKN030-040 TOP 100-120. TIL 09Z WDLY SCT -SHSN. WND NW
G25KT. BECMG 1214 SCT035 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...BKN030 TOP 080. WND NW G25KT. BECMG 1214 SCT035 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR 17Z WND.
E HLF...BKN030-040 TOP FL180. OCNL VIS 3SM -SN/BLSN. WND NW
20G30KT. 12Z TOP 120. OTLK...MVFR CIG WND BLSN.
.
MO
W HLF...BKN040 TOP 120. BECMG 1214 SCT050 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR
16Z WND.
E HLF...BKN030 TOP 120. WND NW G25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG WND 19Z S
PTN VFR.
.
WI
N HLF...BKN-OVC025-035 TOP FL180. OCNL VIS 3SM -SN/BR. 09Z W HLF
BKN035 TOP 140. -SN. OTLK...XTRM NW VFR ELSW MVFR CIG WND.
S HLF...OVC030-040 TOP FL220. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR
CIG SHSN.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC020-030 TOP FL180. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN/BLSN. WND NW G25KT.
OTLK...IFR SHSN BLSN WND.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...OVC015-025 TOP FL220. VIS 3-5SM -SN/BLSN. OTLK...IFR SN
BLSN WND.
S HLF...
W PTN..OVC020 TOP FL200. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN/BR. 09Z OVC015 TOP
140. VIS 3SM -SN/BR. OTLK...IFR SHSN BR.
E PTN..BKN050 TOP FL220. ISOL -SHSN. BECMG 0406 BKN025 TOP 120.
WDLY SCT -SHSN. 12Z BKN015 TOP 100. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT -SHSN.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
.
IL
N...OVC025 TOP FL220. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT -SHSN/BR. BECMG 1012 TOP
160. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
CNTRL...OVC025 TOP FL220. VIS 3-5SM -SN/BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG SN BR
17Z W 1/3 MVFR CIG WND.
S...OVC030 TOP 120. OCNL VIS 3SM -SN/BR. WND NW G25KT.
BKN030. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
.
IN
N-CNTRL...OVC020-030 TOP 150. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN/BR. 10Z TOP
FL180. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN BR.
S...OVC025 TOP 120-140. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN/BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG
SN.
.
KY
W-CNTRL...BKN020-030 TOP 140. OCNL VIS 3SM SCT -SHSN/BR.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
E...OVC025-035 TOP FL220. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN/BR. 12Z TOP 140.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
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