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

(0319 UTC 17 September 2021)
Data provider http://aviationweather.gov/metar/data/
 
METAR text: KRCA 170256Z AUTO 35022G30KT 10SM CLR 13/03 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND 35037/02 SLP167 T01270025 52056 $
Conditions at: KRCA (ELLSWORTH AFB , SD, US) observed 0256 UTC 17 September 2021
Temperature: 12.7°C (55°F)
Dewpoint: 2.5°C (36°F) [RH = 50%]
Pressure (altimeter): 30.04 inches Hg (1017.4 mb)
[Sea-level pressure: 1016.7 mb]
Winds: from the N (350 degrees) at 25 MPH (22 knots; 11.3 m/s)
gusting to 34 MPH (30 knots; 15.4 m/s)
Visibility: 10 or more miles (16+ km)
Ceiling: at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds: sky clear below 12,000 feet AGL
Weather:
SOME DATA ABOVE MAY BE INACCURATE!!!
"$" is an indication the sensor requires maintenance

Forecast for: KRCA (ELLSWORTH AFB , SD, US)
Text: TAF KRCA 170300Z 1703/1809 34025G35KT 9999 FEW055 QNH3000INS
Forecast period: 0300 to 0500 UTC 17 September 2021
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 29 MPH (25 knots; 12.9 m/s)
gusting to 40 MPH (35 knots; 18.0 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Ceiling: at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 5500 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1705/1706 34015G25KT 9999 FEW040 SCT055 QNH3011INS
Forecast period: 0500 to 0800 UTC 17 September 2021
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0600 UTC 17 September 2021
Winds: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
gusting to 29 MPH (25 knots; 12.9 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Ceiling: at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 4000 feet AGL
scattered clouds at 5500 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1708/1709 31009KT 9999 FEW060 SCT085 QNH3022INS
Forecast period: 0800 to 1700 UTC 17 September 2021
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0900 UTC 17 September 2021
Winds: from the NW (310 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Ceiling: at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 6000 feet AGL
scattered clouds at 8500 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1717/1718 19012KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS
Forecast period: 1700 to 2300 UTC 17 September 2021
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 1800 UTC 17 September 2021
Winds: from the S (190 degrees) at 14 MPH (12 knots; 6.2 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Clouds: clear skies
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1723/1724 18015G25KT 9999 SKC QNH3009INS
Forecast period: 2300 UTC 17 September 2021 to 0200 UTC 18 September 2021
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0000 UTC 18 September 2021
Winds: from the S (180 degrees) at 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
gusting to 29 MPH (25 knots; 12.9 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Clouds: clear skies
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: BECMG 1802/1803 16009KT 9999 SKC QNH2997INS TX20/1720Z TN08/1708Z
Forecast period: 0200 to 0900 UTC 18 September 2021
Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0300 UTC 18 September 2021
Winds: from the SSE (160 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

 AIRPORT MAP

 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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