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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
METAR KSNS 181753Z 11013KT 10SM BKN046 OVC055 13/09 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP226 T01330089 10133 20111 53013
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
TAF KSNS 181743Z 1818/1918 11010KT P6SM BKN045
     FM182300 25007KT P6SM FEW025 BKN040
     FM190200 VRB04KT P6SM FEW020 OVC050
     FM191000 12010KT P6SM BKN030
     FM191400 12012KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035=
Decoded:
ID: KSNS   Salinas Municip, CA
REPORT TIME: 18 17:43
VALID TIME: 18 December AT 18:00Z to 19 December AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 110 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 45 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 23:00Z
   WINDS: 250 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 25 FEW
   CLOUDS: 40 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 02:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 20 FEW
   CLOUDS: 50 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 10:00Z
   WINDS: 120 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 120 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SHRA
   CLOUDS: 35 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
SFOS WA 181445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 182100
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AIRMET IFR...WA OR ID MT
FROM YDC TO 50WSW YXC TO 40ESE YXC TO 50SE FCA TO 70SE MLP TO
40SSW MLP TO 60ENE DSD TO 20W DSD TO 60SSE SEA TO 30SSW SEA TO
40N TOU TO YDC
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET IFR...OR CA AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 50SE EUG TO 50SSE LKV TO 60SSW FMG TO 50NNE SAC TO 20S SAC
TO 20W PYE TO 40SSE FOT TO 50SSW OED TO 60SSW EUG TO 50SE EUG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...CA
FROM 20WSW SAC TO 30WSW EHF TO 40SE EHF TO 30WSW LAX TO 40WSW
RZS TO PYE TO 20WSW SAC
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...WA OR CA
FROM 20WNW HUH TO 60SW YXC TO 30ESE GEG TO 40SE YKM TO 40ENE DSD
TO 50NNW DNJ TO 30W BOI TO 20SSW FMG TO 20W SAC TO PYE TO FOT TO
80SW EUG TO 20NE HQM TO 20WSW TOU TO 20WNW HUH
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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SFOT WA 181737 AMD
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 3 FOR TURB STG WNDS AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 182100
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AIRMET TURB...WA OR CA AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 50W HUH TO 40NE OED TO 120SW PYE TO 140WSW FOT TO 140W TOU
TO 50W HUH
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...WA OR CA ID MT WY NV UT CO AZ NM AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 40E YDC TO 60WSW YQL TO 50NNW GGW TO 40SE BPI TO 40S JNC TO
40ENE RSK TO 30ESE TBE TO INK TO ELP TO 50S TUS TO BZA TO 20S
MZB TO 200SW MZB TO 20E DSD TO 40E YDC
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...WA OR CA AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 30W HUH TO 30SSE SEA TO 30SE EUG TO 70NNW FOT TO 40SSW HQM
TO 60WNW TOU TO 30W HUH
MOD TURB BLW 120. CONDS DVLPG 18-21Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU
03Z.
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AIRMET STG SFC WNDS...WA OR CA CSTL WTRS
FROM 40NW TOU TO 40S HQM TO 30SSW ONP TO 80NNW FOT TO 140WNW FOT
TO 140W TOU TO 40NW TOU
SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS GTR THAN 30KT EXP. CONDS DVLPG 15-18Z.
CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...WA OR CA AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 30NW HUH-40NNW BTG-20SE EUG-50N FOT-40S HQM-30N TOU-
30NW HUH
LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 18-21Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z
AREA 1...TURB WA OR CA AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 40NE HUH-40E DSD-130SW SNS-140WSW FOT-140W TOU-40NE
HUH
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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AREA 2...TURB OR CA ID MT WY NV UT CO AZ NM AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 60WSW YQL-60NNE GGW-60N CHE-20NNW HBU-20SSW ALS-40WSW
TBE-30ESE TBE-INK-ELP-50S TUS-BZA-20S MZB-50SW DNJ-60WSW YQL
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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SFOZ WA 181445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 182100
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AIRMET ICE...WA OR CA NV AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 30W YDC TO 20SSW EPH TO 40WNW REO TO 50SE REO TO 40E FMG TO
60E RBL TO 40SSE OED TO 40NNE FOT TO 70NW FOT TO 140SW ONP TO
150WNW FOT TO 140W TOU TO 30W YDC
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL210. FRZLVL 050-080. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z
THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...ICE WA OR CA ID MT NV AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 20WSW YXC-40NW TWF-60ENE FMG-RBL-130WSW SNS-140WSW
FOT-140W TOU-YDC-20WSW YXC
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL210. FRZLVL 050-080. CONDS CONTG THRU
03Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-115 ACRS AREA
   SFC ALG 30WSW YDC-20ENE GEG-LKV-50WSW OAL-40S OAL
   040 ALG 30NNW TOU-30NW SEA-30SW YKM-40SE YKM-40SE GEG
   080 ALG 150WNW FOT-140W OED-80W OED-30NNW ENI-20E OAK-60SW MZB
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
SFOX WS 180953 SIGMET XRAY 5 VALID UNTIL 181353 WA OR CA ID NV AZ AND CSTL WTRS FROM 80NNW DNJ TO 60W ELY TO 40SSE PGS TO BZA TO 30SE MZB TO 20WNW RZS TO 60E BTG TO 80NNW DNJ OCNL SEV TURB BTN FL240 AND FL400. DUE TO WNDSHR ASSOCD WITH JTST. CONDS CONTG BYD 1353Z. .... SFOX WS 181349 SIGMET XRAY 6 VALID UNTIL 181748 CA NV UT AZ FROM 40SW BVL TO 80W TUS TO BZA TO 20SE MZB TO 60NE FMG TO 40SW BVL OCNL SEV TURB BTN FL270 AND FL350. DUE TO WNDSHR ASSOCD WITH JTST. RPTD BY ACFT. CONDS ENDG 1748Z. ....
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
!SNS 12/003 SNS NAV ILS RWY 31 OM DECOMMISSIONED 1412082052-PERM
CREATED: 08 Dec 2014 20:52:00 SOURCE: SOC-NCT
!SNS 12/002 SNS OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1013158) 364522.00N1213010.00W (7.4NM NE SNS) 3420.9FT (355.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1412070936-1412220936
CREATED: 07 Dec 2014 09:36:00 SOURCE: SNS
!SNS 11/017 SNS NAV ILS RWY 31 CHUALAR LOM DECOMSSIONED
1411132141-1502132359CREATED: 13 Nov 2014 21:41:00 SOURCE: KOAKYFYX
!SNS 10/022 SNS OBST WIND TURBINE (ASN UNKNOWN) 363017.52N1212705.81W (12NM SE SNS) 525FT (397FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1410210216-1412210215
CREATED: 21 Oct 2014 02:16:00 SOURCE: KOAKYFYX
Forecast Area
KSNS - Salinas, California
Updated at 5:53 PM GMT on December 18, 2014 (9:53 AM PST):
FA6W  
SFOC FA 181145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 190600
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 190000...OTLK VALID 190000-190600
WA OR CA AND CSTL WTRS
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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...ALF..BROAD SPLIT UPR FLOW WITH SHORT WV TROF OVR CNTRL
WA/OR MOVG EWD. TROF NV SWD THRU SRN CA. BY 06Z TROF CNTRL MT/WRN
WY. TROF FOUR CORNERS SWD TO SE AZ. RDG BLDG ALG 120W. BY 06Z STG
UPR TROF GULF AK SEWD TO WA/OR WTRS.
SFC..STG CDFNT WRN WA AND OR CSTL WTRS BY 00Z. WRMFNT OR CSTL
WTRS SWD TO CNTRL CA COAST MOVG EWD.
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WA CASCDS WWD
CSTLN..BKN020 TOP 050. VIS 5SM SCT -SHRA. 17Z BKN040 LYRD FL200.
22Z BKN030. OCNL -RA. OTLK..VFR.
INLAND
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA..BKN015 TOP 070. 18Z BKN060 LYRD FL200.
OTLK..VFR.
PGSND..BKN020 TOP 070. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 18Z BKN060 LYRD FL220.
OTLK..VFR.
S INTR..BKN010-015 TOP 070. VIS 3SM BR. 17Z BKN040 LYRD FL200.
OTLK..VFR.
CASCDS..BKN050 TOP 080. OCNL -RA. WND SW G25KT. 20Z BKN050 LYRD
FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK..MVFR CIG.
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WA E OF CASCDS
E SLPS CASCDS..BKN040 OVC070 TOP 140. OTLK..MVFR CIG BR.
MTNS NE WA..BKN030-040 TOP 140. VIS 3SM -RA/-SN BR. OTLK..MVFR
CIG SN.
COLUMBIA BASIN..BKN020-025 LYRD FL200. 21Z BKN050 LYRD FL220.
OTLK..VFR.
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OR CASCDS WWD
CSTLN
ONP NWD..BKN025 TOP 050. 15Z BKN050 LYRD FL220. 20Z BKN025. VIS
5SM-RA. WND S 20G30KT. OTLK..MVFR CIG RA WND.
S ONP..BKN020 TOP 050. 16Z BKN050 LYRD FL220. 20Z WND S G25KT.
OTLK..VFR RA WND.
INLAND
W OF COLUMBIA GORGE TO MOUTH OF COLUMBIA RVR..BKN035 TOP 080. 18Z
BKN050 LYRD FL200. OTLK..VFR.
COLUMBIA GORGE..BKN015 TOP 120. VIS 3SM BR. 15Z TOP 100. 20Z
BKN040 LYRD FL200. OTLK..VFR.
WILLAMETTE VLY..BKN015 LYRD FL220. VIS 3SM BR. 15Z BKN050.
OTLK..VFR.
SWRN INTR..BKN060 TOP 080. VIS 3SM BR. 20Z BKN100 TOP FL200.
OTLK..VFR.
CASCDS..BKN050 LYRD FL220. ISOL -SHRA/-SHSN HIER ELEVS. WND SW
G25KT. OTLK..MVFR CIG SHRA.
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OR E OF CASCDS
E SLPS CASCDS..OVC040 TOP 120. VIS 3SM BR. 16Z BKN060 LYRD FL200.
OTLK..VFR.
MTNS NE OR..BKN080 LYRD FL200. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK..VFR.
COLUMBIA BASIN..OVC020 LYRD 160. VIS 3SM BR. OTLK..IFR CIG BR.
RMNDR ERN OR..BKN080 LYRD FL200. OCNL -RA. OTLK..VFR.
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NRN CA..STS-SAC-TVL LN NWD
CSTLN/INLAND
N 40SSE FOT..BKN050 OVC120 LYRD FL220. OTLK..VFR.
40SSE FOT SWD..BKN015-020 TOP 050. VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1720 BKN050
OVC100 LYRD FL220. OTLK..VFR.
SAC VLY..BKN015 TOP 080. ISOL -SHRA. 19Z BKN050 LYRD FL220. ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK..VFR.
SHASTA-SISKIYOUS-NERN CA..OVC090 LYRD FL220. ISOL -SHRA/-SHSN
HIER ELEVS. OTLK..VFR.
NRN SIERNEV..BKN080 TOP 150. ISOL -SHSN. 18Z SCT100 BKN CI.
OTLK..VFR.
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CNTRL CA
CSTLN/INLAND
SNS NWD..BKN025 TOP 050. BECMG 1518 BKN050 TOP 080. OTLK..VFR.
S SNS..BKN040 TOP 080. 18Z SCT050. OTLK..VFR.
SAN JOAQUIN VLY..BKN050 TOP 120. VIS 3SM BR HZ. TOP 050. 19Z
SCT100. OTLK..VFR..04Z MVFR CIG HZ.
SRN SIERNEV..BKN100 TOP 150. SCT -SHSN. BECMG 1618 SCT100 BKN CI.
OTLK..VFR.
.
SRN CA..VBG-NID-60NNW BIH LN SWD
CSTLN/INLAND..SCT050. OCNL BKN050 TOP 120. 18Z SCT040. OTLK..VFR.
INTR MTNS-MOJAVE-SRN DESERTS
OWENS VLY/DEATH VLY AREAS..BKN060 TOP 100. 15Z SCT120. OTLK..VFR.
RMNDR..SCT100 BKN CI. 15Z SCT100. OTLK..VFR.
IMPERIAL-COACHELLA VLYS..SCT100 SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
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CSTL WTRS
WA..SCT020 BKN CI. WND S 20G30KT. 15Z BKN060 TOP FL200. SCT
-SHRA. WND S 25G40KT. 21Z BKN030 LYRD FL250. VIS 5SM SCT -SHRA.
WND S 30G40KT. OTLK..MVFR CIG RA WND.
OR..SCT020 BKN060 TOP 150. WND S 20G30KT. BECMG 1821 BKN030 TOP
160. SCT -SHRA. WND S 30G40KT. OTLK..MVFR CIG SHRA WND.
NRN CA..SCT040 BKN CI. 17Z BKN040 TOP 140. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 2200
BKN060 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. WND S 20G30KT. OTLK..VFR WND.
CNTRL CA..BKN030 OVC070 TOP 100. OCNL -RA. OTLK..VFR.
SRN CA
N LN RZS-205SSW RZS..BKN050 TOP 100. OTLK..VFR.
RMNDR..SCT035 SCT CI. BECMG 1821 W LN RZS-90SW MZB BKN040 TOP
100. OTLK..VFR.
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