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 METAR AND TAF INFORMATION
METAR FOR KRCA
ADDS - METARS form results

(0745 UTC 16 November 2018)
Data provider http://aviationweather.gov/metar/data/
 
METAR text: KRCA 160656Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM BKN100 01/M04 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP169 T00111043 401231028
Conditions at: KRCA (ELLSWORTH AFB , SD, US) observed 0656 UTC 16 November 2018
Temperature: 1.1°C (34°F)
Dewpoint: -4.3°C (24°F) [RH = 67%]
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 inches Hg (1015.7 mb)
[Sea-level pressure: 1016.9 mb]
Winds: from the W (260 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 knots; 2.6 m/s)
Visibility: 10 or more miles (16+ km)
Ceiling: 10000 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 10000 feet AGL
Weather: automated observation with no human augmentation;
there may or may not be significant weather present at this time

Forecast for: KRCA (ELLSWORTH AFB , SD, US)
Text: TAF KRCA 1603/1709 32009KT 9999 SKC 520003 QNH2984INS
Forecast period: 0300 to 1200 UTC 16 November 2018
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the NW (320 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles 10+ km)
Clouds: clear skies
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1612/1613 34010G15KT 9999 BKN050 QNH2990INS
Forecast period: 1200 to 1700 UTC 16 November 2018
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 1300 UTC 16 November 2018
Winds: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s)
gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles 10+ km)
Ceiling: 5000 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 5000 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1617/1618 35020G35KT 9999 BKN050 520006 QNH2990INS
Forecast period: 1700 to 2300 UTC 16 November 2018
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 1800 UTC 16 November 2018
Winds: from the N (350 degrees) at 23 MPH (20 knots; 10.3 m/s)
gusting to 40 MPH (35 knots; 18.0 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles 10+ km)
Ceiling: 5000 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 5000 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1623/1624 35015G25KT 6000 -SHRA SCT010 OVC030 610309 520809 QNH2990INS
Forecast period: 2300 UTC 16 November 2018 to 0200 UTC 17 November 2018
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0000 UTC 17 November 2018
Winds: from the N (350 degrees) at 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
gusting to 29 MPH (25 knots; 12.9 m/s)
Visibility: 4 miles (6 km)
Ceiling: 3000 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 1000 feet AGL
overcast cloud deck at 3000 feet AGL
Weather: -SHRA  (light rain showers)
Text: TEMPO 1701/1703 4800 -SHRASN OVC010
Forecast period: 0100 to 0300 UTC 17 November 2018
Forecast type: TEMPORARY: The following changes expected for less than half the time period
Visibility: 2.98 miles (4.80 km)
Ceiling: 1000 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 1000 feet AGL
Weather: -SHRA -SHSN  (light rain showers, light snow showers)
Text: BECMG 1702/1703 36010G20KT 3200 -SN BR OVC010 620107 QNH3005INS TX10/1619Z TNM02/1611Z
Forecast period: 0200 to 0900 UTC 17 November 2018
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0300 UTC 17 November 2018
Winds: from the N (360 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s)
gusting to 23 MPH (20 knots; 10.3 m/s)
Visibility: 1.99 miles (3.20 km)
Ceiling: 1000 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 1000 feet AGL
Weather: -SN BR  (light snow, mist)

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 RUNWAY INFORMATION
Runway 13 Runway length 13497 ft Runway width 300 ft
Runway elevation 3279 ft Runway displaced threshold 0 ft Runway heading 138
Runway 31 Runway length 13497 ft Runway width 300 ft
Runway elevation 3181 ft Runway displaced threshold 0 ft Runway heading 318

 AIRPORT FREQUENCIES
Type A/D Name APP/DEP Frequency 119.5 MHZ
Type ATIS Name ATIS Frequency 120.625 MHZ
Type GND Name GND Frequency 121.8 MHZ
Type PMSV Name PMSV METRO Frequency 37.577 MHZ
Type POST Name COMD POST Frequency 32.1 MHZ
Type PTD Name PTD Frequency 37.22 MHZ
Type TWR Name TWR Frequency 126.05 MHZ

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