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October 20, 2017

Serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area

Metro Skywarn serves the entire seven (7) county metro area, including the following jurisdictions: In Minnesota, the counties of: Anoka, Scott, Carver, Dakota, Washington, Hennepin, and Ramsey.

For NOAA Weather Radio, the SAME codes are:

027003 Anoka
027019 Carver
027037 Dakota
027053 Hennepin
027123 Ramsey
027139 Scott
027163 Washington

The Metro Skywarn Spotter Frequencies and approximate locations of repeaters are:

  1. 146.700- PL 127.3 [WC0HC] (RepeaterBook)
  2. 147.210+ PL 100.0/100.0 [W0BU] (RepeaterBook)
  3. 147.000+ [K0LTC] (RepeaterBook)
    Wright County / West Metro
  4. 442.600+ PL 156.7 [] (RepeaterBook)
    Chatter Only; Not Monitored by MSW/NWS

See our Neigboring Skywarn Organizations and Skywarn Program Information from the National Weather Service (includes regional repeater map).

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  • Mon 2 Oct 18:19 Spotters No Longer Needed @ 18:08
    https://k0msw.us/9252423 Per NWS recommendation, Metro Skywarn is not requested to activate at this time. There is no imminent threat of severe weather currently. If you have a reportable condition, report it using alternative means of communication meaning via the internet or phone.
  • Mon 2 Oct 13:33 Outlook Flash Flood Watch @ 12:50
    https://k0msw.us/eb41cf3 There is a low chance that Skywarn may activate early this evening-overnight. The lower possibility of Skywarn Activation later on this evening is due to a isolated risk of marginally severe weather for our forecast area today/tonight. Primary threat for the metro is,
  • Fwd: AERO Training Opportunities
    This email contains graphics, so if you don't see them, view it in your browser Association of Emergency Radio Org. AERO Training Opportunities Thank you for her service to Metro Skywarn as a spotter. You serve as the eyes of the National Weather Service for severe weather for your

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