Regional Weather Summary
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OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-210500-
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
800 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

AN UPPER LOW TROUGH ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS CONTINUED TO
ADVANCE TOWARD OUR REGION THIS AFTERNOON... PRODUCING MID LEVEL
CLOUDINESS... KEEPING OUR SKIES PARTLY SUNNY TO OVERCAST.  AHEAD OF
THE MAIN UPPER DISTURBANCE...  A WEAKER DISTURBANCE HAD GENERATED
SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF OKLAHOMA...
WITH MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.  THE RAIN AND ADDITIONAL CLOUDCOVER DID KEEP OUR TEMPERATURES
ONLY SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN YESTERDAY... WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 70S ACROSS MOST OF OUR REGION.  HOWEVER... WESTERN NORTH TEXAS
STAYED COOLER IN THE MID 60S.  LOW SURFACE PRESSURE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS KEPT OUR WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTH AT
10 TO 20 MPH... WITH GUSTS AT 20 TO 25 MPH.  BY MID AFTERNOON... THE
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS HAD CROSSED THE RED RIVER INTO SOUTHCENTRAL
OKLAHOMA... STAYING JUST EAST OF I-44.  ADDITIONAL ISOLATED BUT
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS CLOSER TO THE MAIN DISTURBANCE BEGAN
ADVANCING INTO FAR SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA.  BY 5 PM... SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN BREAKING OUT ACROSS FAR WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND FAR
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS... AS THE MAIN UPPER DISTURBANCE BEGAN MOVING
IN.  QUARTER TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED IN FAR SOUTHWEST
OKLAHOMA... ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN DOWNPOURS.

AT 8 PM... THE SKIES REMAINED PARTLY CLEAR TO OVERCAST ACROSS OUR
REGION.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED ALONG AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE ACROSS THE FAR WESTERN EDGES OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS.  THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST
OKLAHOMA... TO NORTH OF GOODLETT TEXAS.  WIDESPREAD LIGHT RAIN WAS
ALSO FALLING ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AS WELL.  THE TEMPERATURES
HAD SO FAR FALLEN INTO THE LOWER TO MID 60S... WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS
AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

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