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Internet access to TAFs and METAR observations is for planning purposes only. We can not guarantee the timeliness of internet products. Before flying please get a formal pilot briefing (1-800-992-7433) and ALWAYS file a Flight Plan!Pilot briefings are provided to licensed aircraft pilots, ONLY! Others may not use the above number to obtain weather information.

Check out the Key to TAFs and METARs for help with decoding the information.

A 12 hour summary of TAFs can be found here.

PAKN TAF
PAKN 021135Z 0212/0312  21010KT 5SM -RA BR SCT007 OVC015
      WS020/24030KT
     FM021600 23008KT 6SM BR VCSH SCT005 OVC012
     FM030300 23009KT P6SM BKN050
     FM030700 21006KT 4SM BR BKN015=


METAR PAKN 021554Z 21012G20KT 10SM FEW006 OVC025 11/11 A3006 RMK AO2
     RAE1455 SLP180 P0000 T01110111=
METAR PAKN 021554Z 21012G20KT 10SM FEW006 OVC025 11/11 A3006=
METAR PAKN 021454Z 21010KT 7SM -RA FEW015 BKN020 OVC026 11/11 A3007 RMK
     AO2 RAB18 SLP181 P0001 60004 T01110111 58003=
METAR PAKN 021454Z 21010KT 7SM -RA FEW015 BKN020 OVC026 11/11 A3007=
SPECI PAKN 021432Z 21011KT 6SM -RA BR FEW005 BKN023 OVC029 11/11 A3007
     RMK AO2 RAB18 P0000 T01110111=
PAKN 021432Z 21011KT 6SM -RA BR FEW005 BKN023 OVC029 11/11 A3007=
METAR PAKN 021354Z 21013G17KT 6SM BR FEW016 FEW021 OVC025 11/11 A3007
     RMK AO2 RAE35 SLP183 P0001 T01110111=
METAR PAKN 021354Z 21013G17KT 6SM BR FEW016 FEW021 OVC025 11/11
     A3007=
SPECI PAKN 021345Z 22010KT 9SM SCT006 SCT015 OVC024 11/11 A3007 RMK AO2
     RAE35 P0001 T01110111=
PAKN 021345Z 22010KT 9SM SCT006 SCT015 OVC024 11/11 A3007=
METAR PAKN 021254Z 21009KT 5SM -RA BR BKN008 OVC018 11/11 A3008 RMK AO2
     CIG 005V013 SLP184 P0002 T01110111=
METAR PAKN 021254Z 21009KT 5SM -RA BR BKN008 OVC018 11/11 A3008=
SPECI PAKN 021243Z 21009KT 5SM -RA BR BKN008 BKN013 OVC018 11/11 A3008
     RMK AO2 CIG 005V011 P0002 T01110111=
PAKN 021243Z 21009KT 5SM -RA BR BKN008 BKN013 OVC018 11/11 A3008=


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