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Radar/Satellite

current radar loop
current satellite loop
 

Current Weather Conditions

 
Hover over or click station to get METAR and TAF (if available). Flight Categories: VFR=GreenVFR   MVFR=BlueMVFR   IFR=RedIFR   LIFR=PurpleLIFR

GFK TAF

 

KGFK - Grand Forks International Airport

Forecast valid from 0000 GMT 21 Oct 2021 to 0000 GMT 22 Oct 2021

Latest observation at 0053 GMT 21 Oct 2021

For situational awareness. Not to be used for flight planning purposes

Potential Impact None Slight Moderate High
Time 0053Z 21/02Z 21/03Z 21/04Z 21/05Z 21/06Z 21/07Z 21/08Z 21/09Z 21/10Z 21/11Z 21/12Z 21/13Z 21/14Z 21/15Z 21/16Z
VIS 10 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6
CIG
Cover FEW SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT FEW FEW FEW FEW FEW FEW FEW FEW
FltCat VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR VFR
WX
WDir 350 360 360 360 360 360 360 360 340 340 340 340 340 340 340 340
WSpd 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
WGust
FTUS43 KGFK 202327
KGFK 202325Z 2100/2124 01015G23KT P6SM FEW025 BKN250
     FM210100 36010KT P6SM SCT250
     FM210900 34007KT P6SM FEW250

 


TAF Impacts - Surrounding Airports

 

Potential Impact None Slight Moderate High
Time OBS 21/02Z 21/03Z 21/04Z 21/05Z 21/06Z 21/07Z 21/08Z 21/09Z 21/10Z 21/11Z 21/12Z 21/13Z 21/14Z 21/15Z 21/16Z
KFAR                                
KTVF                                
KBJI                                

NOTE: TEMPO conditions in [brackets]. Keep in mind TEMPO conditions might be better (lower impact) than prevailing conditions.


Aviation Weather Forecasts

aviation surface weather forecast
aviation cloud forecast
 

KGFK Vertical Wind Profile


Model Probability Forecasts

model meteogram for GFK airport

 

ceiling height plot

Bar graphs indicate the probability of selected flight category element. The color represents the difference (using 10% thresholds between categories) between the probability and the threshold required to make a categorical forecast. Solid black lines indicate the threshold value at each hour

 

visibility plot for GFK airport

Bar graphs indicate the probability of selected flight category element. The color represents the difference (using 10% thresholds between categories) between the probability and the threshold required to make a categorical forecast. Solid black lines indicate the threshold value at each hour

 


Extended Forecast

 

Tonight
 

Partly Cloudy

Low: 25°

Thursday
 

Mostly Sunny

High: 45°

Thursday Night
 

Partly Cloudy

Low: 24°

Friday
 

Mostly Sunny

High: 45°

Friday Night
 

Partly Cloudy

Low: 27°

Saturday
 

Mostly Sunny

High: 49°

Saturday Night
 

Slight Chance Showers then Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Low: 34°