Flight Lesson Cancelled Due to High Gusting Winds…


Although it’s a nice bright sunny day this morning, it is extremely windy. I had my flight lesson with another instructor today whose name is Jeremy and we were going to work on landings and takeoffs. Anway, I checked the Aviation Weather website and found out that the high gusting winds will continue pretty much through out the day. I therefore called my flight school and spoke with Kevin and he agreed that it was going to continue to be very windy; I then told Kevin that I would like to cancel the class. Here are the winds at 5.55 pm Central Time:

Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS)

Output produced by TAFs form (0020 UTC 27 February 2012)
found at http://aviationweather.gov/adds/tafs/

METAR text:KMIC 262353Z 25013G25KT 10SM SCT028 BKN032 OVC040 M01/M06 A2978 RMK AO2 PK WND 25027/2328 SLP096 T10061056 10028 21006 53035

Conditions at:KMIC (MNPLS/CRYSTAL , MN, US) observed 2353 UTC 26 February 2012

Temperature:-0.6°C (31°F) Dewpoint:-5.6°C (22°F) [RH = 69%]

Pressure (altimeter):29.78 inches Hg (1008.5 mb) [Sea-level pressure: 1009.6 mb]

Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 knots; 6.8 m/s) gusting to 29 MPH (25 knots; 13.0 m/s)

Visibility:10 or more miles (16+ km)

Ceiling:3200 feet AGL

Clouds:scattered clouds at 2800 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3200 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4000 feet AGL

Weather:no significant weather observed at this time

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