Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1219 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-031730-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1219 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN... NORTHERN... AND CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA. A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS EXISTS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHERN TEXAS.

LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA IS NORTH OF AN ALTUS TO LAWTON TO ADA LINE
AND INCLUDES OKLAHOMA CITY... STILLWATER... PONCA CITY... ENID...
WEATHERFORD... AND WOODWARD. THE MARGINAL RISK AREA IS SOUTH OF
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA AND ALONG THE RED RIVER VALLEY.

TIMING...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...

IMPACTS...
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH...
HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING...

DISCUSSION...
THIS AFTERNOON... ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP AND MOVE INTO NORTHERN AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA NEAR OR
ALONG A WEAK SURFACE FRONT CURRENTLY RESIDING NEAR THE OKLAHOMA
AND KANSAS BORDER. AS STORMS DEVELOP... THEY WILL GENERALLY MOVE
SOUTH SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE EVENING. WITH DECENT
INSTABILITY AND MODEST SHEAR OVER CENTRAL OKLAHOMA... STORMS MAY
ORGANIZE INTO CLUSTERS OR LINES WITH POTENTIAL BOWING SEGMENTS...
LEADING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF POCKETS OF DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO
70 MPH. STORMS WILL ALSO BE CAPABLE OF FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING... LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL... AND HAIL TO THE SIZE OF
GOLF BALLS. HOWEVER... DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE PRIMARY CONCERN.
STORMS WILL WEAKEN AFTER MIDNIGHT AS THEY MOVE TOWARD THE RED
RIVER VALLEY... ALTHOUGH A COMPLEX MAY DEVELOP OVER EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE ARKANSAS OZARKS.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
THE RISK AREAS SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.HEAT...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH HEAT INDICES
APPROACHING THE 100 DEGREE MARK ACROSS PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA
AND NORTH TEXAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA WITH THE HIGHEST STORM CHANCES
EXPECTED FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT ANTICIPATED. HOWEVER...A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE PRIMARY
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLOODING.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

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JTK/MBS


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