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Data at: 1150 UTC 16 Feb 2019

METAR for:K6B9 (Skaneateles Arpt, NY, US)
Text:K6B9 161135Z AUTO 25010KT 230V300 5SM -SN BKN018 BKN026 OVC030 M04/M07 A2984 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.84 inches Hg (1010.6 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s)
Visibility: 5 sm ( 8 km)
Ceiling:1800 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 1800 feet AGL, broken clouds at 2600 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 3000 feet AGL
Weather:-SN (light snow)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 161115Z AUTO 26007G15KT 220V290 6SM -SN SCT020 BKN031 OVC039 M04/M07 A2984 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.84 inches Hg (1010.6 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 knots; 3.6 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility: 6 sm ( 10 km)
Ceiling:3100 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 2000 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3100 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 3900 feet AGL
Weather:-SN (light snow)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 161055Z AUTO 25010G15KT 10SM SCT035 BKN042 OVC048 M04/M07 A2984 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.84 inches Hg (1010.6 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:4200 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 3500 feet AGL, broken clouds at 4200 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4800 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 161035Z AUTO 25009KT 8SM -SN FEW031 BKN040 OVC048 M04/M07 A2984 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.84 inches Hg (1010.6 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s)
Visibility: 8 sm ( 13 km)
Ceiling:4000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 3100 feet AGL, broken clouds at 4000 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4800 feet AGL
Weather:-SN (light snow)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 161015Z AUTO 25010G16KT 10SM -UP FEW020 OVC047 M04/M07 A2984 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.84 inches Hg (1010.6 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 18 MPH (16 knots; 8.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:4700 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2000 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4700 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160955Z AUTO 25008G14KT 210V290 10SM FEW022 SCT030 OVC047 M04/M08 A2984 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.84 inches Hg (1010.6 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 knots; 4.1 m/s) gusting to 16 MPH (14 knots; 7.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:4700 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2200 feet AGL, scattered clouds at 3000 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4700 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160935Z AUTO 25009G14KT 230V290 10SM BKN029 OVC039 M04/M08 A2983 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.83 inches Hg (1010.2 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 16 MPH (14 knots; 7.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:2900 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 2900 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 3900 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160915Z AUTO 26007KT 230V290 10SM -UP FEW023 BKN036 OVC050 M04/M09 A2983 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -9.0°C ( 16°F) [RH = 68%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.83 inches Hg (1010.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 knots; 3.6 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3600 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2300 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3600 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 5000 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160855Z AUTO 26010G15KT 10SM FEW028 SCT041 OVC050 M04/M09 A2982 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -9.0°C ( 16°F) [RH = 68%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.82 inches Hg (1009.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:5000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2800 feet AGL, scattered clouds at 4100 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 5000 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160835Z AUTO 26009KT 230V320 10SM FEW026 OVC039 M04/M09 A2982 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -9.0°C ( 16°F) [RH = 68%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.82 inches Hg (1009.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3900 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2600 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 3900 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160815Z AUTO 28009G15KT 240V300 10SM -UP BKN024 OVC038 M04/M08 A2982 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.82 inches Hg (1009.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (280 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:2400 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 2400 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 3800 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160755Z AUTO 26009G15KT 10SM BKN025 BKN032 OVC049 M04/M08 A2982 RMK AO2
Temperature: -4.0°C ( 25°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.82 inches Hg (1009.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:2500 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 2500 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3200 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4900 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160735Z AUTO 27004G11KT 10SM SCT025 BKN035 OVC043 M03/M08 A2981 RMK AO2
Temperature: -3.0°C ( 27°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 68%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.81 inches Hg (1009.6 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 knots; 2.1 m/s) gusting to 13 MPH (11 knots; 5.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3500 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 2500 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3500 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4300 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160715Z AUTO 28009G15KT 10SM FEW035 OVC049 M03/M07 A2981 RMK AO2
Temperature: -3.0°C ( 27°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.81 inches Hg (1009.6 mb)
Winds:from the W (280 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:4900 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 3500 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4900 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160655Z AUTO 27009G19KT 240V310 10SM SCT035 OVC048 M03/M07 A2981 RMK AO2
Temperature: -3.0°C ( 27°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.81 inches Hg (1009.6 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 22 MPH (19 knots; 9.8 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:4800 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 3500 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4800 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160635Z AUTO 26010G18KT 230V290 10SM FEW023 FEW028 OVC036 M03/M07 A2980 RMK AO2
Temperature: -3.0°C ( 27°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.80 inches Hg (1009.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 21 MPH (18 knots; 9.3 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3600 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2300 feet AGL, few clouds at 2800 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 3600 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160615Z AUTO 26010G16KT 240V300 10SM FEW022 BKN039 OVC045 M03/M06 A2980 RMK AO2
Temperature: -3.0°C ( 27°F)
Dewpoint: -6.0°C ( 21°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.80 inches Hg (1009.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 18 MPH (16 knots; 8.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3900 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 2200 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3900 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4500 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160555Z AUTO 25009G15KT 10SM SCT023 BKN036 OVC041 M02/M06 A2979 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -6.0°C ( 21°F) [RH = 74%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.79 inches Hg (1008.9 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3600 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 2300 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3600 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4100 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160535Z AUTO 27004KT 8SM -UP BKN023 OVC029 M02/M05 A2979 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -5.0°C ( 23°F) [RH = 80%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.79 inches Hg (1008.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 knots; 2.1 m/s)
Visibility: 8 sm ( 13 km)
Ceiling:2300 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 2300 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 2900 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160515Z AUTO VRB06G13KT 10SM -UP OVC029 M02/M07 A2978 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 69%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.78 inches Hg (1008.5 mb)
Winds:variable direction winds at 7 MPH (6 knots; 3.1 m/s) gusting to 15 MPH (13 knots; 6.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:2900 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 2900 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160455Z AUTO 26009G15KT 10SM -UP OVC030 M02/M07 A2977 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 69%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.77 inches Hg (1008.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 17 MPH (15 knots; 7.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3000 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3000 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160435Z AUTO 26009KT 10SM -UP OVC033 M02/M07 A2977 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 69%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.77 inches Hg (1008.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3300 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3300 feet AGL
Weather:UP (unknown precipitation)
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160415Z AUTO 26007G12KT 10SM OVC034 M02/M07 A2977 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 69%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.77 inches Hg (1008.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 knots; 3.6 m/s) gusting to 14 MPH (12 knots; 6.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3400 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3400 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160355Z AUTO 25010KT 10SM OVC033 M02/M07 A2976 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 69%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.76 inches Hg (1007.9 mb)
Winds:from the WSW (250 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3300 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3300 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160335Z AUTO 26008G16KT 10SM OVC033 M02/M07 A2976 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 69%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.76 inches Hg (1007.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 knots; 4.1 m/s) gusting to 18 MPH (16 knots; 8.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3300 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3300 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160315Z AUTO 26009G19KT 230V290 10SM OVC035 M02/M08 A2976 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 63%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.76 inches Hg (1007.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 22 MPH (19 knots; 9.8 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3500 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3500 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160255Z AUTO 26012KT 10SM OVC037 M02/M08 A2976 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 63%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.76 inches Hg (1007.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 14 MPH (12 knots; 6.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3700 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3700 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160235Z AUTO 27009G16KT 10SM OVC038 M02/M08 A2976 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 63%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.76 inches Hg (1007.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 18 MPH (16 knots; 8.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3800 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3800 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160215Z AUTO 27009G19KT 250V310 10SM OVC038 M02/M08 A2975 RMK AO2
Temperature: -2.0°C ( 28°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 63%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.75 inches Hg (1007.5 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 knots; 4.6 m/s) gusting to 22 MPH (19 knots; 9.8 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3800 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3800 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160155Z AUTO 26011G19KT 240V300 10SM OVC038 M01/M08 A2975 RMK AO2
Temperature: -1.0°C ( 30°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 59%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.75 inches Hg (1007.5 mb)
Winds:from the W (260 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 knots; 5.7 m/s) gusting to 22 MPH (19 knots; 9.8 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3800 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3800 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160135Z AUTO 28010G18KT 250V310 10SM OVC037 M01/M08 A2974 RMK AO2
Temperature: -1.0°C ( 30°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 59%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.74 inches Hg (1007.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (280 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 21 MPH (18 knots; 9.3 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3700 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3700 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160115Z AUTO 27008G14KT 10SM OVC037 M01/M07 A2974 RMK AO2
Temperature: -1.0°C ( 30°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 64%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.74 inches Hg (1007.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 knots; 4.1 m/s) gusting to 16 MPH (14 knots; 7.2 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:3700 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3700 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160055Z AUTO 27010G19KT 10SM SCT040 SCT047 M01/M08 A2973 RMK AO2
Temperature: -1.0°C ( 30°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 59%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.73 inches Hg (1006.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 22 MPH (19 knots; 9.8 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 4000 feet AGL, scattered clouds at 4700 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160035Z AUTO 27011G17KT 240V300 10SM CLR M01/M08 A2973 RMK AO2
Temperature: -1.0°C ( 30°F)
Dewpoint: -8.0°C ( 18°F) [RH = 59%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.73 inches Hg (1006.9 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 knots; 5.7 m/s) gusting to 20 MPH (17 knots; 8.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds:sky clear below 12,000 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 160015Z AUTO 27010G20KT 240V300 10SM FEW031 M00/M07 A2972 RMK AO2
Temperature: 0.0°C ( 32°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 59%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.72 inches Hg (1006.5 mb)
Winds:from the W (270 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.1 m/s) gusting to 23 MPH (20 knots; 10.3 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds: few clouds at 3100 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation
Text:K6B9 152355Z AUTO 28008G17KT 10SM CLR M00/M07 A2971 RMK AO2
Temperature: 0.0°C ( 32°F)
Dewpoint: -7.0°C ( 19°F) [RH = 59%]
Pressure (altimeter):29.71 inches Hg (1006.2 mb)
Winds:from the W (280 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 knots; 4.1 m/s) gusting to 20 MPH (17 knots; 8.7 m/s)
Visibility:10 or more sm (16+ km)
Ceiling:at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds:sky clear below 12,000 feet AGL
QC Flag:automated observation with no human augmentation