National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Rain and Ongoing Flood Concerns in Texas; Freezing Temperatures in the Midwest to the Northeast

Showers and storms will persist in Texas into the weekend with the heaviest rain focused over central Texas including the Hill Country where the threat for some flash flooding remains. Freezing temperatures are expected into the morning across the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley and the Northeast. Read More >

Aviation Weather Information
for Western and Central Oklahoma And Western North Texas

NWS Norman is responsible for issuing detailed aviation forecasts for nine airports across Oklahoma and western north Texas. These Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts - or TAFs - are routinely issued every 6 hours, and provide a 24 hour forecast. The TAF is a detailed forecast of weather elements that have a direct impact on aviation, including cloud heights and ceilings, wind direction and speed and associated wind shear, visibilities, and prevailing weather conditions.

Click on an airport on the map below to get the latest TAF. The red dots are aviation forecasts issued by NWS Norman. The yellow dots are other NWS TAF's across the region.

Max Westheimer Airport, Norman, OK Will Rogers World Airport, Oklahoma City, OK Ponca City Regional Airport, Ponca City, OK West Woodward General Airport, Woodward, OK Clinton-Sherman General Airport, Clinton, OK Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport, Lawton, OK Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, TX Lubbock Smith International Airport, Lubbock, TX Childress Municipal Airport, Childress, TX Amarillo International Airport, Amarillo, TX Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, TX Forth Worth Meacham International Airport, Ft. Worth, TX Guymon Municipal Airport, Guymon, OK McAlester Regional Airport, McAlester, OK Tulsa International Airport, Tulsa, OK Jones Riverside Airport, Tulsa, OK Dodge City Regional Airport, Dodge City, KS Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, Wichita, KS Chanute Martin Johnson Airport, Chanute, KS

Other Ways To View TAFs - Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts

Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts are routinely issued every 6 hours, and are valid 24 hours from issuance time. The product provides a forecast of cloud heights and ceilings, wind direction and speed and associated wind shear, visibilities, and prevailing weather conditions.

How To Decode A TAF - a guide on how to read a TAF.
National TAFs - view a TAF from anywhere in the United States.

Tactical Decision Aid: The TDA is a graphical version of the TAF that you can customize. Choose the TAF site from the drop-down menu then click "View TDA".

 

Read an aviation forecast discussion. Select the discussion you want to read below, and scroll down until the aviation section is listed. You may also have to click to previous versions.

 

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

National - Aviation Information For Entire US

Aviation Weather Center (AWC) - NCEP Center that issues national aviation forecasts.

Regional - Various Regional Aviation Forecasts

Area Forecast - South-Central US

Other Resources - Useful Links

CWSU - Fort Worth Center Weather Service Unit
CWSU - Kansas City Center Weather Service Unit