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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 AM MDT):
METAR KRCA 251058Z AUTO 18010KT 10SM CLR 20/14 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP156 T01950135 $
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 AM MDT):
TAF KRCA 251100Z 2511/2617 18009KT 9999 SKC QNH2993INS
      TEMPO 2612/2615 30012G20KT 9000 -SHRA BKN100 OVC150
      BECMG 2616/2617 05009KT 9999 FEW100 QNH3000INS TX36/2521Z
      TN18/2512Z=

Decoded:
ID: KRCA   Ellsworth AFB, SD
REPORT TIME: 25  3: 0
VALID TIME: 25 July AT 03:00Z to 26 July AT 09:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 180 AT 6
   CLOUDS: 150 FEW
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 30.06 IN HG
WX BECOMING FROM 13Z TO 14Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 12 GUST 18
   CLOUDS: 200 FEW
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.88 IN HG
TEMPORARY WX FROM 21Z TO 24Z
   WINDS: 270 AT 25 GUST 35
   VISIBILITY: 3.7 MILES
   WEATHER: -TSRA
   CLOUDS: 40 OVC WITH CB
WX BECOMING FROM 00Z TO 01Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 6
   CLOUDS: 200 FEW
   ALTIMETER SETTING: 29.90 IN HG
   COMMENTS: TX34/2522Z TN17/2511Z= 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 AM MDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 AM MDT):
CHIS WA 251025 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 251500
.
AIRMET IFR...MI LH...UPDT
FROM 60NW YVV TO YVV TO 40E ECK TO 30ENE DXO TO 20S MBS TO 60NW
YVV
CANCEL AIRMET. CONDS HV ENDED.
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CHIT WA 250845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 251500
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY AR TN MS AL
FROM 30SE YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO 40SSW
IIU TO 30ENE BNA TO 50SSE MEM TO 50NE MCI TO 20ESE LBF TO 20SE
SNY TO 60NNW BFF TO 50E RAP TO 40W MSP TO 60SSE DLH TO 30SE YQT
MOD TURB BTN FL260 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
....

CHIZ WA 250845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 251500
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AIRMET ICE...KS MO OK TX AR
FROM 20WSW MCI TO 30WNW COU TO 40ENE SGF TO 50S SGF TO 20WSW RZC
TO 20NNE OKC TO 30ENE TCC TO 30SE TBE TO 50W LBL TO 50ESE LAA TO
20SW ICT TO 20WSW MCI
MOD ICE BTN 130 AND FL280. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS CONTG BYD
15Z ENDG 18-21Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 125-170 ACRS AREA
   160 ALG 30S BWG-20SW PXV-30N PXV-CVG
   160 ALG 30NNW GLD-20S HLC-50E LBL
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 AM MDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KRCA - Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Updated at 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 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 10:58 AM GMT on July 25, 2016 (4:58 AM MDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 250945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 260400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 252200...OTLK VALID 252200-260400
ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
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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...HI PRES RIDGE CENTERED OVER NW IA. LOW PRES OVER SRN
IL WITH CDFNT FROM LOW CENTER EXTDG SWWD THRU SRN MO THEN EXTDG
WWD ACROSS SRN KS/NRN OK THEN INTO CO. ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTERED
OVER OK PNHDL. CDFNT FROM SERN ONTARIO EXTDG SWWD ACROSS SERN
MI-NRN IN AND INTO S IL. BY 04Z HI PRES SHIFTS SLIGHTLY EWD INTO
CNTRL IA. LOW PRES OVER W CNTRL SD WITH SFC TROF FROM W ND EXTDG
SWD INTO WRN SD. LOW PRES OVER SRN IL WITH CDFNT FROM CDFNT EXTDG
NEWD THRU SRN IN AND INTO OH. STNR FRONT FROM LOW CENTER EXTDG
WWD THRU NRN AR-NRN OK-SW KS.
.
ND
W HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
NW...SCT-BKN CI. 21Z BKN070 TOP FL180. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR...TIL 01Z TSRA.
SW...SCT-BKN CI. 21Z BKN090 TOP FL180. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR...TIL 01Z TSRA.
ELSW...SKC. 21Z SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR...00Z SHRA TSRA.
.
NE
PNHDL...SCT-BKN CI. 21Z SCT100 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR...TIL 03Z TSRA.
CNTRL...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ELSW...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W HLF...BKN100 TOP FL260. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG 1214
BKN150. 16Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN100 TOP FL260. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 13Z SCT050
BKN080 TOP FL240. 18Z SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NW-CNTRL-SW...SCT-BKN CI. 13Z SCT050 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SERN..SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT-BKN CI. 15Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NRN...BKN090 TOP FL210. 12Z BKN150 LYRD FL260. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN040 TOP FL260. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHRA/WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB
TOP FL450. 15Z SCT070 BKN150 TOP FL240. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN040 TOP FL260. VIS 3-5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 15Z
BKN060 TOP FL240. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR...TIL 02Z
TSRA.
SERN...SCT040 BKN CI. 19Z BKN050 TOP FL260. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. OTLK...VFR...TIL 01Z TSRA.
.
WI
NRN HLF...SKC. 16Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
SRN HLF...SCT CI. 18Z SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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LS UPR MI
SCT020 BKN060 TOP 080. VIS 3-5SM BR. 13Z SKC. 19Z SCT050.
OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
SCT020 BKN030 TOP 080. VIS 3-5SM BR. 14Z SCT050 SCT-BKN CI. 19Z
SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
NW...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN-CNTRL...SCT030 BKN060 LYRD FL260. VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -TSRA.
CB TOP FL450. 13Z SCT040 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...BKN040 LYRD FL260. VIS 3-5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 14Z
SCT030 BKN040 TOP FL250. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHRA. 15Z WDLY SCT -TSRA.
CB TOP FL450. 18Z SCT040 BKN060 TOP FL250. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
.
IN
NRN HLF...SCT050 BKN100 TOP FL280. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG
1114 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN HLF...SCT040. VIS 3-5SM BR. 15Z BKN040 TOP FL250. ISOL -TSRA.
CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR...TIL 03Z TSRA.
.
KY
ERN...SCT-BKN CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. 13Z SCT050 SCT CI. 17Z ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
CNTRL...SCT-BKN CI. 15Z SCT050 SCT-BKN CI. 18Z BKN050 TOP FL260.
SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR...TIL 00Z TSRA.
WRN...SCT150. VIS 3-5SM BR. 14Z SCT040 BKN CI. 19Z BKN040 TOP
FL180. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR...TIL 01Z TSRA.
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