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(3U8)


FAA data valid effective Apr 27 2017 - May 25 2017 (unless otherwise noted).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aviation Summary: BIG SANDY (3U8)

Weather Summary


METAR
ICAO
Distance
Heading
Issued At
26.79
31.64
05/23/2017 17:53Z
Havre City, Havre, MT (KHVR). May 23, 1753Z, Automated. Wind is variable at 3 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Clear Skies, Temperature 23°C, Dewpoint 1°C, Altimeter is 29.99. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator sea level pressure 1015.1 hectopascals hourly temp 22.8°C dewpoint 1.1°C 6-hour max temp 23.9°C 6-hour min temp 5.6°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing then decreasing more rapidly by 2.9 hectopascals
58.66
227.56
05/23/2017 17:58Z
Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, MT (KGFA). May 23, 1758Z, Automated. Wind from 230° at 9 knots with gusts to 17 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Clear Skies, Temperature 23°C, Dewpoint 8°C, Altimeter is 30.02. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator sea level pressure 1016.4 hectopascals hourly temp 22.5°C dewpoint 8.1°C 6-hour max temp 22.5°C 6-hour min temp 5.8°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure decreasing steadily or unsteadily by 2.2 hectopascals $
65.13
231.07
05/23/2017 17:53Z
Great Falls International, Great Falls, MT (KGTF). May 23, 1753Z. Wind from 230° at 9 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Clear Skies, Temperature 23°C, Dewpoint 5°C, Altimeter is 30.02. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator sea level pressure 1014.7 hectopascals hourly temp 23.3°C dewpoint 5.0°C 6-hour max temp 23.3°C 6-hour min temp 7.8°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing then decreasing more rapidly by 2.1 hectopascals
TAF
ICAO
Distance
Heading
Issued At
26.79
31.64
05/23/2017 17:20Z
  • Havre City, Havre, MT (KHVR). Issued May 23, 1720Z, valid from May 23, 1800Z until May 24, 1800Z, Wind from 180° at 6 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Few clouds at 20,000 feet
  • From May 23, 2200Z, Wind from 240° at 12 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 20,000 feet
  • From May 24, 0200Z, Wind from 160° at 12 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Ceiling is Broken at 20,000 feet
  • From May 24, 0700Z, Wind from 220° at 15 knots with gusts to 24 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Ceiling is Broken at 20,000 feet
  • From May 24, 1500Z, Wind from 250° at 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 15,000 feet.
58.66
227.56
05/23/2017 11:05Z
  • Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, MT (KGFA). Issued May 23, 1105Z, valid from May 23, 1100Z until May 24, 1700Z, Wind from 200° at 9 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Scattered Clouds at 18,000 feet, altimeter 30.09 inches
  • Becoming between May 23, 1600Z and May 23, 1700Z, Wind from 210° at 12 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Scattered Clouds at 18,000 feet, altimeter 29.68 inches
  • Becoming between May 24, 0600Z and May 24, 0700Z, Wind from 260° at 12 knots with gusts to 18 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Scattered Clouds at 4,000 feet, Scattered Clouds at 17,000 feet, occasional moderate turbulence in clear air 1,000 feet to 10,000 feet, altimeter 29.52 inches
  • Becoming between May 24, 1300Z and May 24, 1400Z, Wind from 240° at 35 knots with gusts to 50 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Scattered Clouds at 4,000 feet, occasional severe turbulence in clear air surface to 9,000 feet, altimeter 29.51 inches, forecast maximum temperature 27°C on May 23, 2100Z, forecast minimum temperature 4°C on May 23, 1100Z.
65.13
231.07
05/23/2017 17:20Z
  • Great Falls International, Great Falls, MT (KGTF). Issued May 23, 1720Z, valid from May 23, 1800Z until May 24, 1800Z, Wind from 210° at 8 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 20,000 feet
  • From May 23, 2300Z, Wind from 230° at 15 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 20,000 feet
  • From May 24, 1000Z, Wind from 230° at 18 knots with gusts to 27 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 6,000 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 20,000 feet
  • From May 24, 1400Z, Wind from 230° at 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 6,000 feet.
71.91
158.6
05/23/2017 17:20Z
  • Lewistown Municipal, Lewistown, MT (KLWT). Issued May 23, 1720Z, valid from May 23, 1800Z until May 24, 1800Z, Wind is variable at 6 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Few clouds at 20,000 feet
  • From May 23, 2100Z, Wind from 230° at 12 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 15,000 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 20,000 feet
  • From May 24, 1300Z, Wind from 210° at 16 knots with gusts to 24 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Ceiling is Broken at 15,000 feet
  • From May 24, 1700Z, Wind from 250° at 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 6,000 feet, Scattered Clouds at 15,000 feet.
Current weather conditions are not available for 3U8.

The nearest NOAA weather station is at HVR (23.3 nm NE from 3U8)
 Current Weather at HVR
73.0 F (22.8 C)
Fair
Variable winds at 3.5 mph
Pressure:
29.99 in
Humidity:
24%
Wind:
Variable at 3.5 MPH (3 KT)
Dew Point:
34.0 F (1.1 C)
Visibility:
10.00 mi
3U8 NOAA Radar
3U8 Weather Radar

Runway Summary

ID Dimensions Surface Instrument Approaches
06/24 60 ft x 3570 ft Asphalt, Excellent Condition N/A
13/31 100 ft x 2100 ft Turf, Good Condition N/A

Communications Summary


CTAF122.90
UNICOMN/A
ATISN/A
CLEARANCE DELIVERYN/A

Terminal Procedures Summary


No terminal procedures available for 3U8





Closest Alternate Airports with Instrument Procedures

KHVR - Havre City-County - 30.9 nm NE from 3U8

K79S - Fort Benton - 32.7 nm SW from 3U8

KGTF - Great Falls International - 75 nm SW from 3U8

KLWT - Lewistown Municipal - 82.7 nm SE from 3U8

KSBX - Shelby - 84.9 nm NW from 3U8

XS01 - Conrad - 85.9 nm NW from 3U8

KCII - Choteau - 97.9 nm SW from 3U8

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