A Sightseeing Flight Takes a Wrong Turn.
I called Flight Service and received a weather briefing for the flight beginning at 10 a.m. and ending around noon. The weather forecast was OK except for some potential low-level fog around KSEP and the possibility of increasing overcast at 1,000 feet agl in the Dallas-Fort Worth area after noon. I was also informed that the AWOS broadcast at KSEP was out of service. I was told there were no TFRs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area other than the usual one over the Bush residence, near Dallas Love Field (KDAL).
I am not instrument rated and thought it best to alter my plans rather than deal with potential fog and low overcast on the return flight that afternoon. I decided I would pick up my passengers and fly them over downtown Fort Worth and Benbrook Lake since the current conditions called for strong VFR.
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