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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
SPECI KRCA 241125Z AUTO 28002KT 5SM RA VCTS OVC100 17/14 A3012 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND W RAB22 TSB11E25
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
TAF KRCA 221900Z 2219/2401 18015G25KT 9999 FEW080 BKN200 QNH2989INS
     TEMPO 2220/2223 22030G40KT 4800 -TSRA BKN080CB OVC200
     BECMG 2300/2301 18009KT 9999 SCT150 QNH2985INS
     BECMG 2311/2312 31012G18KT 9999 FEW070 SCT150 QNH2985INS
     TEMPO 2314/2318 32025G35KT 510003 TX38/2221Z TN19/2312Z=
Decoded:
ID: KRCA   Ellsworth AFB, SDAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 22 21:58
VALID TIME: 22 July AT 21:00Z to 24 July AT 01:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 180 AT 15 GUST 25
   CLOUDS: 80 FEW
   CLOUDS: 200 BKN
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.89 IN HG
TEMPORARY WX FROM 21Z TO 23Z
   WINDS: 220 AT 30 GUST 40
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -TSRA
   CLOUDS: 80 BKN WITH CB
   CLOUDS: 200 OVC
WX BECOMING FROM 00Z TO 01Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 9
   CLOUDS: 150 SCT
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.85 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 11Z TO 12Z
   WINDS: 310 AT 12 GUST 18
   CLOUDS: 70 FEW
   CLOUDS: 150 SCT
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.85 IN HG
TEMPORARY WX FROM 14Z TO 18Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 25 GUST 35
   VISIBILITY: 510.0 MILES
   COMMENTS: 003 TX37/2221Z TN19/2312Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2301 NEXT 2503= 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
CHIS WA 240845
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 241500
.
AIRMET IFR...MO IL IN KY AR TN MS
FROM 30WSW JOT TO 40SSE JOT TO 40W CVG TO 40WSW IIU TO 30NW BNA
TO 50WSW BNA TO 50ESE MEM TO 40N SQS TO 40ESE LIT TO 40SSE ARG
TO 60S FAM TO 20WSW FAM TO 50ESE STL TO 20SSW AXC TO 30WSW JOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET IFR...LM MI IN
FROM 30W TVC TO 40WNW MBS TO 60SSE GRR TO 20WSW GIJ TO 30SSW MKG
TO 40NW MKG TO 30W TVC
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS ENDG
12-15Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MN IA WI LM LS MI IL
FROM 60WNW YQT TO YQT TO 30ESE SSM TO 50SSW SSM TO 50SE SAW TO
50SSE GRB TO 20S ORD TO 30WSW JOT TO 30SW MCW TO 40SW BRD TO 40E
BJI TO 60WNW YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-
18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...KY TN AL
FROM 60E CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO LGC TO 40N MGM TO VUZ TO
40ENE MSL TO 50SSE IIU TO 60E CVG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM 30NNE LOZ TO 40N HMV TO HMV TO GQO TO 50N GQO TO 50WSW LOZ
TO 30NNE LOZ
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
....

CHIT WA 240845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 241500
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AIRMET TURB...SD MN
FROM 40SSW DLH TO 30NW MSP TO 60SSE ABR TO 60SSE FAR TO 40SSW DLH
MOD TURB BTN FL220 AND FL410. CONDS ENDG 09-12Z.
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE IA
FROM 40S FSD TO 80SSE FSD TO 50E OBH TO 60SSE OBH TO 40E MCK TO
20WNW MCK TO 40WSW ANW TO 20NNW ANW TO ONL TO 40S FSD
MOD TURB BTN 140 AND FL360. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET TURB...MI LH
FROM 60SE SSM TO 20WNW YVV TO 40NE ECK TO 30SSE ECK TO 30SW DXO
TO 30ESE GRR TO 40ENE MKG TO TVC TO 60SE SSM
MOD TURB BTN FL180 AND FL450. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG BY 18Z.
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AIRMET TURB...WI LM MI IL IN KY
FROM 20WSW BAE TO 30ESE GRR TO 30SW DXO TO FWA TO CVG TO 30S HNN
TO 40N HMV TO 50SE LOZ TO 40SSW LOZ TO 20NNW LOZ TO 60WNW PXV TO
20NW BDF TO 20WSW BAE
MOD TURB BTN FL330 AND FL450. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE
FROM 30WSW PIR TO 30W ANW TO 30NNW BFF TO 70SW RAP TO 50W RAP TO
30WSW PIR
MOD TURB BLW 140. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG
18-21Z.
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AIRMET TURB...SD
FROM 20W DPR TO 40SW PIR TO 50WSW RAP TO 60NW RAP TO 20W DPR
MOD TURB BTN FL300 AND FL450. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS ENDG BY
15Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...MI LH
BOUNDED BY 20W TVC-30E MBS-DXO-GRR-20W TVC
LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
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CHIZ WA 240845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 241500
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AIRMET ICE...WI LM LS MI LH
FROM 50ESE YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO DXO TO 40SW MBS TO
30NW MKG TO SAW TO 50ESE YQT
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL270. FRZLVL 140-160. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z
ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET ICE...SD
FROM 80SW DIK TO 70S BIS TO 70S ABR TO 70WNW ANW TO 50W RAP TO
80SW DIK
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL200. FRZLVL 130-150. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z.
CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
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OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z...ICE SD NE MN IA
BOUNDED BY 70S BIS-60SE ABR-RWF-60SSW MSP-50WNW FOD-80S
FSD-ONL-70WNW ANW-50W RAP-100SE MLS-70S BIS
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL200. FRZLVL 130-150. CONDS CONTG THRU
21Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 120-170 ACRS AREA
   160 ALG 40E AKO-50NW OVR-40S MCW-40N UIN-40E UIN-40WSW ROD
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
M0564/16 NOTAMR M0479/16
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1607221926C) 1608260300E) RWY 13 WIND CONE OUT OF SERVICECREATED: 22 Jul 2016 19:26:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0562/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1607221313C) 1610140300E) 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; 6 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1760 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 2045-3065 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13, 65 FEET AGL; 3 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1344 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE; 1 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1862 FEET EAST OF RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE; 2 OBSTRUCTION LIGHTS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1600 FEET FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 1140-2900 FEET WEST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 110 FEET AGL; 1 OBSTRUCTION LIGHT LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 4250 FEET WEST FROM RUNWAY 31/13 CENTERLINE, 6375 FEET NORTHWEST OF RUNWAY 31 THRESHOLD, 65 FEET AGL.CREATED: 22 Jul 2016 13:13:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0552/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1607191358C) 1608052359E) AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING (ARFF) CAPABILITIES CRITICAL FOR C-5, KC-10 (DC-10), E-4 (747) AND VC-25 (747) AIRCRAFT DUE TO REDUCED FIRE EQUIPMENT.CREATED: 19 Jul 2016 13:58:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0545/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1607151859C) 1607280630E) SPOTS 8-12 CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 15 Jul 2016 18:59:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0533/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1607121200C) 1608030630E) CAUTION: MEN & EQUIPMENT WORKING ON SPOTS 86 & 87CREATED: 11 Jul 2016 21:19:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0493/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1606272219C) 1609230630E) 100 ROW AND LOLA PAD CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 27 Jun 2016 22:19:00 SOURCE: KRCA
M0491/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1606281300C) 1607280630E) SPOTS 4-7 CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 27 Jun 2016 21:48:00 SOURCE: KRCA
V0143/16 NOTAMN
Q)  /QPICHA)  KRCAB)  201607201434C)  201610310900E)  [DOD PROCEDURAL NOTAM] INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE CHANGEDELLSWORTH THREE DEPARTURE. CHANGE RWY 13 120 KNOTS VERTICAL VELOCITYTO 442 FPM.CREATED: 20 Jul 2016 14:36:00 SOURCE: KACC
L0065/16 NOTAMR L0064/16
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1607211410C) 1608030630E) SPOTS 86 & 87 CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTIONCREATED: 21 Jul 2016 14:10:00 SOURCE: KRCA
L0060/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1606301626C) 1607300300E) B-1 HOT PITS ONLY ALLOWED ON SPOT 2 PENDING WINDS, SOF WILL PROVIDE GUIDANCECREATED: 30 Jun 2016 16:26:00 SOURCE: KRCA
L0054/16 NOTAMN 
Q) ZDV/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4408N10306W005A) KRCAB) 1606221929C) 1609200630E) 60S ROW RESTRICTED TO AGE EQUIPMENT ONLY. NO AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS AUTHORIZED.CREATED: 22 Jun 2016 19:29:00 SOURCE: KRCA
Forecast Area
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 11:25 AM GMT on July 24, 2016 (5:25 AM MDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 240945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 250400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 242200...OTLK VALID 242200-250400
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...OCFNT WRN LS-WRN UPR MI. CDFNT WRN UPR MI-SERN NEB-SFC
LOW SWRN KS/SERN CO BRDR. WRM FNT WRN UPR MI-S CNTRL LWR MI. SFC
RDG XTRM SWRN ND-SWRN SD. 04Z CDFNT CNTRL LS-SFC LOW NRN IL-XTRM
NRN MO-NRN KS. SFC TROF W CNTRL IL-W CNTRL MO-SRN KS. SFC HIGH
SERN SD.
.
ND
W-S...SKC. 16Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SKC. 18Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
NW...SKC. 16Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN110 TOP FL300. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL300. 16Z SCT120.
OTLK...VFR.
E...SKC. 14Z SCT-BKN130 TOP FL340. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN090 TOP FL320. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL380. OTLK...VFR
TIL 03Z TSRA.
N C...BKN130 TOP FL340. 13Z ISOL -TSRA N PTN. CB TOP FL360. 19Z
SCT130. OTLK...VFR.
S C...SCT-BKN CI. 20Z SCT060. ISOL -TSRA W PTN. CB TOP FL440.
OTLK...VFR TSRA.
E...SCT CI. 20Z SCT120 SRN PTN. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W...SCT100 BKN CI. TIL 12Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL420. 19Z SCT070
SCT-BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
E...SCT140 SCT CI. TIL 12Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL440. 20Z SCT060.
ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
.
MN
NW...SKC. 19Z SCT050. 20Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL330. OTLK...VFR
TIL 23Z TSRA.
SW...BKN050 TOP 080. 12Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC025 TOP 110. VIS 4SM BR. 14Z SCT030. 17Z SCT040.
OTLK...VFR.
SE...OVC025 TOP 090. VIS 3SM BR. 12Z BKN030. 14Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
NW 1/3...SCT030. 12Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
C 1/3...SCT140. TIL 12Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 14Z SCT140. 17Z
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE 1/3...SCT020 SCT140. VIS 5SM BR. TIL 12Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. 14Z SCT140. 17Z BKN060 TOP FL240. ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR
TIL 00Z TSRA.
.
MO
XTRM NW...SCT140 SCT CI. TIL 12Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL440. 20Z
SCT060. ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
RMNDR N...SCT-BKN CI. 19Z BKN070 TOP FL340. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB
TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SW...SCT CI. 19Z SCT050. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR
TSRA.
SE...SCT CI. 18Z SCT040. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TIL
01Z TSRA.
.
WI
NW 1/3...OVC025 TOP 090. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. 13Z BKN030.
16Z SCT030 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
C 1/3...SCT025 OVC040 TOP 110. VIS 4SM BR. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. 15Z SCT035 BKN060. 20Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
SE 1/3...OVC040 TOP 150. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 15Z SCT080 BKN
CI. TIL 21Z ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
W...SCT035 OVC050 TOP 090. ISOL -SHRA. 18Z SCT090. ISOL -TSRA UPR
MI. CB TOP FL430. OTLK...VFR.
E...OVC040 TOP FL250. SCT -SHRA. 15Z BKN060. 19Z WDLY SCT -TSRA.
CB TOP FL440. OTLK...VFR TIL 02Z TSRA.
.
LM LWR MI LH
LM...SCT030 OVC060 TOP FL230. ISOL SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 14Z
BKN080. 16Z ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
N LWR MI...SCT060 OVC120 TOP FL240. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. 16Z
BKN060. ISOL -SHRA. 19Z OVC050. WDLY SCT -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TIL
02Z TSRA.
S LWR MI...SCT020 OVC050 TOP FL270. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
16Z BKN060. ISOL -SHRA. 20Z WDLY SCT -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
LH...OVC100 TOP FL320. SCT -SHRA. 17Z BKN060. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
.
IL
N...SCT120 SCT-BKN CI. 16Z SCT040. ISOL -SHRA. 18Z BKN050 TOP
FL220. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z TSRA.
C...SCT CI. VIS 5SM BR. 14Z SCT040 BKN CI. 19Z BKN050 TOP FL200.
WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
S...SCT CI. VIS 4SM BR. 13Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
N...SCT020 OVC045 TOP FL350. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 16Z BKN
CI. 19Z BKN050 TOP FL370. WDLY SCT -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
S...SCT CI. VIS 4SM BR. 15Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
SCT CI. TIL 12Z VIS 5SM BR. 18Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
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