Snow Day

1.19.2019 9:07am local (by: MC)

Current weather: ceiling is Broken at 6500 feet
BOTH RUNWAYS 11/29 AND 2/20 ARE OPEN
All hangar rows have been plowed.

1.18.2019 4:31pm local (by: MC)

Current weather: Broken at 2500 feet
RUNWAYS 11/29 and 2/20 ARE NOW OPEN NOTAMS HAVE BEEN CANCELED!
Plowing in hangar rows is underway. Updates on specific rows that have been cleared will be provided soon

1.18.2019 9:33am local (by: MC)

Currently light snow is falling, ceiling is Broken at 4800 feet.
BOTH RUNWAYS 11/29 AND 2/20 ARE CLOSED BY NOTAM
Snow removal is in progress on runways, taxiways and ramp with hangar rows to follow.
An update will be provided around noon.

1.17.2019 8:50am local (by: MC)

Currently moderate, wet snow is falling with a 1400 foot ceiling and 2 miles visibility. Conditions are rapidly deteriorating. Winter storm warning in effect until 0700 Friday
Runways 11/29 and 2/20 are CLOSED BY NOTAM
Snow removal is underway.

1.16.2019 3:43pm local (by: MC)

Current weather: rain with a 2600 foot ceiling Winter storm and blizzard warnings in effect until Thursday night
Runways 11/29 and 2/20 are OPEN
All hangar rows are plowed.

1.16.2019 9:00am local (by: MC)

Current weather is light rain with an overcast ceiling at 2100 feet. 20" of heavy wet snow fell over the last 24 hours Winter storm and blizzard warnings in effect until Thursday night
RUNWAYS 11/29 and 2/20 CLOSED BY NOTAM
Snow removal is underway on runways, taxiways and ramp area.

1.15.2019 3:48pm local (by: MC)

Moderate snow is falling with a 300 foot ceiling * winter storm warnings are in effect
Both Runways 11/29 & 2/20 are CLOSED by NOTAM

1.15.2019 2:09pm local (by: MC)

Currently snowing with a 300 foot ceiling * winter weather advisories and warnings in effect
Both Runways 11/29 and 2/20 are open with FICON NOTAMS issued

1.8.2019 9:11am local (by: DVQ)

All taxiways, runways and hangar rows are open.
Check NOTAMS prior to operation

1.7.2019 2:52pm local (by: MC)

Snow has ceased. Ceiling is Overcast at 2500'.
Both Runways 11/29 and 2/20 are OPEN,
Hangar rows A, B,C, F, G, H are cleared
Plowing is in progress in D (East side) E (West side) J, K, L, M, N, P hangar rows.

* Attention Pilots: Local tenants with tentative flight schedules planned (post snow events), can send priority hangar snow clearing requests to snowday@truckeetahoeairport.com.

Check NOTAMS:
https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov/PilotWeb

Check live 360 degree webcam:
https://truckeetahoeairport.com/webcam

Check weather forecast:
https://www.aviationweather.gov/gfa  

Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM): 
RCAM CHART

Please remember the snow removal priorities that were discussed at the Winter Operations Speaking Event:
- Landside roads & parking (so we can get to work)
- Care Flight EMS
- Runways & Taxiways
- Airside terminal ramp, businesses and Control Tower
- Hangar row taxilanes

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