Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
510 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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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-
510 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS ACROSS OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS.

LOCATION...
A SLIGHT RISK IS LOCATED WEST OF A LINE FROM NEAR PONCA CITY TO
YUKON...TO WAURIKA AND EAST OF A LINE FROM NEAR ALVA OKLAHOMA TO
QUANAH TEXAS.

TIMING...
THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE AFTER 3 PM.

IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF TENNIS BALLS...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP
TO 70 MPH...AND HEAVY RAINFALL THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING
WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERNS. THERE IS ALSO A VERY LOW RISK OF
TORNADOES.

DISCUSSION...
THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BECOME UNSTABLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
ALONG AND AHEAD OF A DRYLINE ACROSS NORTHERN AND WEST CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA...AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. A WEAK MID LEVEL
TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO LIFT OVER THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...WHICH SHOULD RESULT IN A FEW STORMS INITIATING. THE
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER MAY CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING
HOURS...BUT WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS THE
RISK AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS TODAY AND
TONIGHT.

.HEAVY RAINFALL...
SEVERAL LOCALIZED AREAS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED AN ABUNDANT AMOUNT
OF RAINFALL OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS. THE THREAT OF LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE WHERE THUNDERSTORMS MANAGE TO
DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. STRONG
TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS AT LEAST PARTS OF THE
AREA EACH DAY. HOWEVER...THURSDAY HAS THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR
WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER.

.HEAVY RAIN...
HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED OR FLASH FLOODING WILL
ALSO REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH AT LEAST THIS WEEKEND.

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

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