National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
News Headlines

Pre-Duty Controller Weather Briefing

 


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

MSP TAF

 

KMSP - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Forecast valid from 0000 GMT 21 Oct 2021 to 0600 GMT 22 Oct 2021

Latest observation at 0132 GMT 21 Oct 2021

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

Potential Impact None Slight Moderate High
Time 0132Z 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 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6 >6
CIG 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 13 13 13 13 13
Cover OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC OVC SCT SCT
FltCat MVFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR IFR MVFR MVFR MVFR MVFR MVFR VFR VFR
WX -SHRA -RA BR -RA BR -RA BR -RA BR -RA BR -RA BR -RA BR
WDir 010 030 360 360 360 360 360 360 360 350 350 350 350 350 350 350
WSpd 10 8 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 13 13 13 13 13 11 11
WGust 14 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 22 22 22 22 22
FTUS80 KMSP 202321 RRT
KMSP 202320Z 2100/2206 03008G14KT 6SM -SHRA OVC008
      TEMPO 2100/2102 OVC010
     FM210300 36011G18KT 5SM -RA BR OVC008
     FM211000 35013G22KT P6SM OVC013
      TEMPO 2112/2115 SCT020
     FM211500 35011KT P6SM SCT250
     FM220000 32006KT P6SM SKC

 


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
KRST   CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG      
KAXN CIG CIG CIG CIG                        
KSTC   CIG CIG CIG CIG                      
KEAU       CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG CIG        

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
 

KMSP Vertical Wind Profile


Model Probability Forecasts

model meteogram for MSP 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 MSP 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
 

Showers

Low: 42°

Thursday
 

Gradual Clearing

High: 45°

Thursday Night
 

Frost

Low: 30°

Friday
 

Frost then Mostly Sunny

High: 48°

Friday Night
 

Frost

Low: 29°

Saturday
 

Frost then Mostly Sunny

High: 49°

Saturday Night
 

Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Showers

Low: 35°