Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
424 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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424 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

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

.FLOODING...
NUMEROUS STREAMS...CREEKS...AND RIVERS REMAIN IN FLOOD ACROSS
PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. ANY ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL THROUGH TONIGHT WILL ONLY WORSEN ONGOING FLOODING.
IN ADDITION...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF FAR WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA AND
ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA IS WEST OF A GAGE TO HOBART TO LAWTON TO
ARDMORE LINE...WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. THERE IS
A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS EAST OF THIS LINE.

TIMING...
MAINLY 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO TENNIS BALLS...
DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 70 MPH...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING...

DISCUSSION...
THROUGH 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON...ELEVATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL AFFECT MUCH OF THE AREA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL UP TO 2
INCHES AND FLASH FLOODING ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS WITH THIS ACTIVITY.
A FEW MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL REPORTS UP TO HALF DOLLARS AND WIND
REPORTS UP TO 60 MPH COULD OCCUR AS WELL...THOUGH MOST STORMS WILL
STAY BELOW SEVERE LIMITS.

AFTER 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY FIRST FORM IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE...
THEN MOVE EAST INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.
THESE STORMS MAY ORGANIZE INTO CLUSTERS AND LINES AS THEY MOVE
EAST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
WEAKEN MAINLY BELOW SEVERE LIMITS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

DUE TO MODERATE TO STRONG INSTABILITY...DEEP MOISTURE...AND
SUFFICIENT SHEAR...SOME SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WOULD BE
THE MAIN HAZARDS. WEAK LOW LEVEL SHEAR MAY LIMIT THE TORNADO
POTENTIAL THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF A FEW INCHES MAY OCCUR IN SMALL
AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT AS STORMS MOVE SLOWLY. THIS MAY CAUSE
FLASH FLOODING.

.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.

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

.FLOODING...
NUMEROUS STREAMS...CREEKS...AND RIVERS WILL REMAIN IN FLOOD
ACROSS PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL ONLY WORSEN ONGOING
FLOODING. IN ADDITION...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
ADDITIONAL STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
OCCUR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. STORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY SUNDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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

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MBS



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