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Winter Storm Expected To Impact Parts Of The Midwest To Northern New England

A complex winter storm will produce heavy snow and gusty winds from a large portion of the Midwest through the Great Lakes into northern New England through Thursday. Some major metropolitan areas, that are likely to be impacted by snow and travel difficulties, include Chicago and Detroit. This storm will also produce locally heavy rain across parts of the Northeast and Southeast. Read More >

Crosswind/Headwind components for: DFW

Latest observation as of 211653Z
KDFW 211653Z VRB04KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP250 T01940067
 
Wind Direction: 0 degrees
Wind Speed:        0 knots
 
Based on sustained speed:
Crosswind Rwy 18/36: 0 knots
Crosswind Rwy 13/31: 0 knots
Headwind Rwy 36: 0 knots
Headwind Rwy 31: 0 knots


Crosswind/Headwind components from the latest TAF for: DFW

Begin Date: 10th   Begin time: 21Z      End Date: 11th   End time: 24Z

Time
Direction
Speed
Gust
XW: Rwy 18/36
HW: Rwy
XW: Rwy 13/31
HW: Rwy
10 / 21Z
160 °
8
0
3 kts
18: 8 kts
3 kts
13: 7 kts

If a gust is forecast, a range of crosswind components (XW) will be listed.
The first value is based on the sustained wind speed, the second value is based on the forecast gust speed.
Headwind components (HW) are based on the forecast sustained wind speed.
999° indicates a forecast variable wind. In this case the speed is set to zero such that crosswind/headwinds are zero.

Table generated:  October 10, 2016 11:30:06 PM UTC