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Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain In The Plains Monday

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce severe thunderstorms on Monday in the central and southern Plains. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, and large tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Oklahoma into southern Kansas. Residents should review severe weather safety here -> Read More >

Plan now for the 2017 Midsouth Wings and Weather Conference - July 7-8 in Memphis!

NWS Memphis issues Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF) for four terminals in the MidSouth. The TAFs are issued four times daily (00Z, 06Z, 12Z, 18Z) and are accompanied by an aviation weather discussion, appended to the Area Forecast Discussion. Three-hourly Scheduled Amendments are also issued for Memphis International Airport (03Z, 09Z, 15Z, 21Z).

Memphis International Airport
Summary : TAF - Tactical Decision Aid / METAR / Airport Weather Warning

Jackson McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport
Summary : TAF - Tactical Decision Aid / METAR

Jonesboro Muncipal Airport
Summary : TAF - Tactical Decision Aid / METAR

Tupelo Regional Airport
Summary : TAF - Tactical Decision Aid / METAR

Other Locations

Area Forecast Discussion
To speak with the NWS Memphis Aviation Forecaster, call (901) 544-0399 x262.

AWC Standard Briefing
To obtain an official Pilot Weather Briefing call 1-800-WX-BRIEF (1-800-992-7433).

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center

Memphis Center Weather Service Unit
Aviation Weather Center: ADDS
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Arrival Demand Chart (Java)
How to Decode a TAF
NDS 10-813 "Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts" (PDF)
Presentation on Aircraft Icing (PDF)
National Aviation Brochure (PDF)

Model Data
GFS LAMP: Graphical Thunderstorm / LAV Text: MidSouth
Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF)
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model

Questions? Contact Phil Baker, NWS Memphis Aviation Program Leader