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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
METAR KLAF 181854Z 10SM CLR 24/09 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP161 T02440094
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
TAF KLAF 181720Z 1818/1918 10007KT P6SM SCT060 BKN200
     FM190100 07012KT P6SM OVC200
     FM191400 09013KT 5SM SHRA BR OVC012
     FM191700 12014KT 3SM SHRA BR OVC006=
Decoded:
ID: KLAF   Lafayette/Purdu, IN
REPORT TIME: 18 17:20
VALID TIME: 18 April AT 18:00Z to 19 April AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 100 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 SCT
   CLOUDS: 200 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 01:00Z
   WINDS: 70 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 200 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 90 AT 13
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: SHRA_BR
   CLOUDS: 12 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 17:00Z
   WINDS: 120 AT 14
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: SHRA_BR
   CLOUDS: 6 OVC
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
CHIS WA 181851 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 5 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 182100
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AIRMET IFR...KS MO KY OK AR TN LA MS AL AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 20SSW COU TO 30SW FAM TO GQO TO 50SW PZD TO 40W CEW TO
110ESE LEV TO 60SSE LEV TO 30NNW HRV TO 30NE ELD TO 40SSW FSM TO
20NNE TUL TO 20SSW COU
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET IFR...SD NE KS MN IA MO...UPDT
FROM 80ESE PIR TO 60SSW RWF TO 40SSE FOD TO 20E DSM TO 30W COU
TO 30SSE BUM TO 40NE ICT TO 30W PWE TO 40SSW ONL TO 60SW RAP TO
50SW PIR TO 80ESE PIR
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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CHIT WA 181731 AMD
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 4 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 182100
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...SEE SIGMET XRAY SERIES...UPDT
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AIRMET TURB...KS IA MO LM MI IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL AND
CSTL WTRS
FROM 30SSW MKG TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 20NNE LGC
TO 30NW MCB TO 120SSW LCH TO 80E BRO TO 90W BRO TO DLF TO 20WSW
ADM TO OSW TO 40SE DBQ TO 30SSW MKG
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI IL OK TX
FROM 80NW INL TO EAU TO 40SE DBQ TO 40ESE IOW TO OSW TO 20WSW
ADM TO 20S TXO TO 30ESE TBE TO 50W LBL TO GLD TO 70SW RAP TO
50NNW ISN TO 80NW INL
MOD TURB BTN FL220 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...LS MI LH
FROM 20NW SSM TO YVV TO 60SSW YVV TO 20NW ASP TO 20NW SSM
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS IL OK TX AR
BOUNDED BY 80ESE YWG-DLL-60ESE DBQ-OSW-40NNW GGG-20W SJT-20S TXO-
30ESE TBE-50W LBL-GLD-70SW RAP-50NNW ISN-80ESE YWG
MOD TURB BTN FL220 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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AREA 2...TURB MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL AND
CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY YVV-30SSE ECK-FWA-CVG-HNN-HMV-GQO-LGC-30S MEI-110SSW
LCH-80E BRO-80SSE LRD-DLF-40SE ABI-40NNW GGG-OSW-60ESE DBQ-YVV
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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AREA 3...TURB MN IA WI LM MI LH IL IN
BOUNDED BY 20W BRD-30SE ECK-DXO-FWA-40WSW ROD-30ENE FSD-20W BRD
MOD TURB BLW 060. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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CHIZ WA 181445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 182100
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AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE MN IA MO
FROM 50SSW ISN TO 70E BIS TO 20WNW ODI TO 20SSW DBQ TO 40NNE UIN
TO 50N MCI TO 20SSW PWE TO 30S ANW TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO 50SSW
ISN
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL200. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...ICE ND SD NE MN IA MO WI IL
BOUNDED BY 70SE YWG-BRD-EAU-30SE DBQ-50SW BDF-60E PWE-60ESE
PIR-50WNW RAP-30SW ISN-50NNE MOT-70SE YWG
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL200. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 050-120 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 30SW ISN-50NNE MOT
   080 ALG 60SW YWG-DLH-20NE RHI-50NNW ASP-30SSW YVV
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
CHIX WS 181732 SIGMET XRAY 1 VALID UNTIL 182132 LM MI IL IN FROM 20NNW PMM TO FWA TO 50WSW ROD TO 50NE FAM TO 50NNE UIN TO 20NNW PMM OCNL SEV TURB BTN FL280 AND FL380. RPTD BY A319, E135. CONDS CONTG BYD 2132Z. ....
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
!LAF 04/006 LAF OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1013152) 402544.40N0865231.30W (3.0NM ENE LAF) 773.0FT (188.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1504170752-1505020400
CREATED: 17 Apr 2015 07:52:00 SOURCE: LAF
!LAF 04/002 LAF OBST CRANE (ASN UNKNOWN) 402234N0865043W (4.3NM WNW
LAF) 907FT (360FT AGL) LGTD FLAGGED 1504061615-1511151715ESTCREATED: 06 Apr 2015 16:16:00 SOURCE: KHUFYFYX
!LAF 03/004 LAF OBST CRANE (ASN 2014-AGL-15577-OE)
402638N0865136W (4.0NM ENE LAF) 911FT (318FT AGL) NOT LGTD1503031300-1507312100CREATED: 02 Mar 2015 14:16:00 SOURCE: KHUFYFYX
!LAF 02/023 LAF OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1035557) 402407.80N0865059.10W (4.0NM E LAF) 1035.1FT (373.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1502231537-1505231537
CREATED: 23 Feb 2015 15:38:00 SOURCE: KHUFYFYX
Forecast Area
KLAF - Lafayette, Indiana
Updated at 6:54 PM GMT on April 18, 2015 (2:54 PM EDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 181845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 191300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 190700...OTLK VALID 190700-191300
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...CLSD UPR LVL LOW CNTRL FRONT RANGE-FAR W CNTRL PLAINS
WILL APCH W CNTRL KS 10-13Z. UPR LVL TROF NWRN PLAINS 04-07Z WILL
APCH WRN MN-E CNTRL PTNS ND SD LATE DURG OTLK. WLY FLOW NRN
PTN..SLY FLOW W CNTRL PTN..SWLY FLOW E CNTRL/SE PTN..WNW FLOW SW
PTN. STNR FNT NRN NE-CNTRL IA-NRN PTNS IL IN WILL BECM WRM FNT NE
IA PTN THRU 00Z AND APCH SRN MN-ERN IA DURG OTLK. CDFNT NW ND 00Z
WILL APCH WRN IA-SE NE-CNTRL KS 10-13Z. CDFNT WRN KS-OK/TX PNHDL
WILL APCH ERN OK-SRN PLAINS TX PNHDL LATE DURG OTLK. WRM FNT LWR
MS VLY-SRN PTNS MS AL WILL APCH CNTRL TN-NE AL DURG OTLK.
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ND
N HLF...SCT100 SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 0003 BKN080 BKN120 LYRD FL220.
  ISOL -SHRA. 06Z BKN060 BKN100 TOPS 160. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...BKN080 TOPS 160. OCNL -RA. BECMG 2301 BKN070-090 BKN120
  LYRD FL240. ISOL -SHRA. WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA WND.
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SD
W HLF...BKN065 OVC080 LYRD FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA. BECMG 0204
  BKN-OVC070 TOPS 140. ISOL -SHRA. WND N 20G30KT. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG SHRA WND.
E HLF...BKN-OVC060 OVC100 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. BECMG 2301
  OVC020-025. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
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NE
PNHDL-W HLF...BKN060 TOPS 100. ISOL SHRA/TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP
  FL330. BECMG 0204 BKN070 TOPS 120. ISOL SHRA/TSRA. WND N
  G25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
E HLF...BKN025 BKN140 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT TSRA/SHRA. TS POSS
  SEV. CB TOP FL360. BECMG 2301 BKN050 TOPS 120. ISOL TSRA/SHRA.
  06Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
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KS
W HLF...SCT050. ISOL TSRA/SHRA. CB TOP FL350. TS POSS SEV. BECMG
  2223 BKN080 TOPS 160. ISOL TSRA/SHRA. 06Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN040 BKN-OVC100 LYRD FL260. WDLY SCT TSRA/SHRA. CB TOP
  FL360. TS POSS SEV. BECMG 2200 BKN050 TOPS 080. ISOL
  TSRA/SHRA. CB TOP FL340. 05Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
  SHRA TSRA BR.
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MN
NRN-CNTRL PTN...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0003 SCT150 BKN CI. 06Z
  SCT025 BKN120 LYRD FL240. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHRA.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
SRN PTN...SCT150 BKN CI. BECMG 2301 BKN040 BKN080 LYRD FL250.
  WDLY SCT -SHRA. 05Z BKN025 OVC040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT
  -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
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IA
BKN035 BKN-OVC050 LYRD FL180. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL350.
BECMG 0002 BKN030 OVC050. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 05Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA BR.
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MO
W HLF...BKN020-025 OVC050 LYRD FL260. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
  FL350. BECMG 2200 BKN035 BKN050 TOPS 140. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA.
  05Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA BR.
E HLF...SCT035 BKN050 BKN120 LYRD FL220. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA.
  CB TOP FL380. BECMG 0002 BKN040 BKN140. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. 06Z
  OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
.
WI
SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0305 SCT150 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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LM LWR MI LH
SKC. 01Z OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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IL IN
N HLF...SCT060-080 SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 0103 BKN050 TOPS 100 BKN
  CI. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT150 BKN CI. BECMG 0305 BKN150 LYRD FL240. OCNL VIS
  3-5SM -RA BR. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
.
KY
W HLF...SCT040 BKN CI. BECMG 2301 SCT050 SCT150 BKN CI. 04Z
  BKN040 BKN100 LYRD FL260. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHRA.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
E HLF...SCT035 BKN CI. BECMG 0305 SCT-BKN040 BKN100 LYRD FL200.
  OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
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