Delays Expected at Charlotte/Douglas International (CLT) on February 18, 2019

Delays are expected at Charlotte/Douglas International (CLT) today.

Medium Probability of Delays Between 8:00 AM on 2/18 AND 8:00 AM on 2/18

During this time period the airport expects to experience strongly gusting winds which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Unpredictable large gusts of wind are dangerous to aircraft trying to take off and land.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None None
Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 0.0 MPH gusting to 18.8 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 3,500

High Probability of Delays Between 8:00 AM on 2/18 and 11:00 AM on 2/18

During this time period the airport expects to experience mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 0.0 MPH gusting to 18.8 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 5,000

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

High Probability of Delays Between 11:00 AM on 2/18 and 1:00 PM on 2/18

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds and mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 3.5 MPH gusting to 18.8 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 300

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

High Probability of Delays Between 1:00 PM on 2/18 and 3:00 PM on 2/18

During this time period the airport expects to experience mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 4.7 MPH gusting to 18.8 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Clear

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

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