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Downoladed METARS and TAF are out of date

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Today 25.05.2005 at 21:00Z I downloaded current weather to my AS2004.5, but METARS and TAF are four days old:EPWA 210730Z VRB03KT 9999 FEW020 15/07 Q1021 NOSIGEPWA 210700Z 210918 10007KT CAVOKKSEA 210656Z 17007KT 10SM SCT030 BKN043 BKN050 10/09 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP224 PANC 210653Z 24005KT 10SM BKN050 BKN140 OVC200 11/07 A2971 RMK AO2 When I downloaded archive for 2005.05.25 21:00Z I'm getting correct data:EPWA 251900Z 31004KT CAVOK 18/06 Q1026 NOSIGEPWA 251900Z 252106 VRB04KT CAVOK BECMG 0002 20006KT PROB40 TEMPO 0205 5000 BR NSCKSEA 251856Z 02018KT 10SM SCT200 21/09 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP247 T02060089PANC 251853Z VRB06KT 10SM FEW055 SCT120 SCT200 12/02 A3041 RMK AO2 What happened?After a couple of minutes I tried to download current weahter OK and everything seems OK.In every aviation weather book you can read how important is checking date and time of METAR. Now I learned why this is important.

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