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Pacific Storm Brings Multiple Impacts to the West;Severe Weather Expected in the Central U.S.

A strong storm is expected to produce heavy rainfall in northern and central California that could lead to significant and life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, particularly over burn scar areas, and periods of heavy snow and gusty winds from the Cascades and Sierra into the Intermountain West through Monday. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall expected in the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

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Upper Mississippi Valley

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METARs for the NWS Norman Area

METAR data is available for nearly 40 airports in the NWS Norman forecast area in western and central Oklahoma and western north Texas. Click here for all METAR data in the NWS Norman forecast area.

 

TAFs Issued by NWS Norman

The National Weather Service in Norman is responsible for the Terminal Aerodome Forecasts for 8 airports in western and central Oklahoma and western north Texas.  Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts are routinely issued every 6 hours, and are valid 24 hours from issuance time. Updates are issues as needed. The product provides a forecast of cloud heights and ceilings, wind direction and speed and associated wind shear, visibilities, and prevailing weather conditions. Click here for all TAFs for the NWS Norman forecast area.

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OKC Airport Weather Warning - This product is issued when hazardous weather conditions are expected at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City.

 

Aviation Weather Center (AWC)

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Center Weather Service Unit - ZFW, Fort Worth, TX

The National Weather Service Center Weather Service Unit in Fort Worth is responsible for the airspace above roughly the southern half of Oklahoma as well as western north Texas.

Center Weather Service Unit - ZKC, Kansas City, MO

The National Weather Service Center Weather Service Unit in Kansas City is responsible for the airspace above roughly the northern half of Oklahoma.