Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
447 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 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-
447 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 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...
AN ENHANCED RISK IS LOCATED ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM
MEDFORD AND ENID... TO WATONGA AND CLINTON... TO ERICK OKLAHOMA. A
SLIGHT RISK COVERS AN AREA SOUTH AND EAST OF THE ENHANCED RISK
AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM COALGATE AND TISHOMINGO... TO ARDMORE
OKLAHOMA... TO WICHITA FALLS AND CROWELL TEXAS.

TIMING...
THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE AFTER 4 PM.

IMPACTS...
VERY LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS... DAMAGING WIND GUSTS
UP TO 70 MPH... AND HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD LEAD TO FLOODING WILL BE
THE MAIN CONCERNS. A FEW TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND WEST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN
OKLAHOMA THIS MORNING. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED WITH
HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH
POSSIBLE.

LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...A DRYLINE WILL MOVE EAST INTO
THE EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. MEANWHILE...BOUNDARIES LEFT OVER
FROM THE ACTIVITY MONDAY NIGHT AND THIS MORNING WILL ALSO LIKELY
EXTEND ACROSS PORTIONS OF THIS AREA. WHERE THESE BOUNDARIES END UP
COULD HAVE AN IMPACT ON WHERE SEVERE STORMS DEVELOP. HOWEVER...
SCATTERED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER
THIS EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.
VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERNS.
A FEW TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY NEAR ANY OF
THE BOUNDARIES EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE AREA.

THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP INTO ONE OR MORE CLUSTERS OF
STORMS TONIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS PARTS OF THE AREA THROUGH THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. IF THIS HAPPENS... DAMAGING STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS
WILL BECOME A BIGGER CONCERN WITH LARGE HAIL STILL POSSIBLE. THE
TORNADO POTENTIAL WILL DIMINISH SOME LATE THIS EVENING.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

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

.HEAVY RAIN...
HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED OR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THOSE
LOCATIONS THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN IN THE
LAST COUPLE OF DAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. STRONG TO
SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS AT LEAST PARTS OF THE AREA
EACH DAY. HOWEVER... THURSDAY AND FRIDAY HAVE THE GREATEST
POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER.

.HEAVY RAIN...
HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED OR FLASH FLOODING WILL
ALSO REMAIN POSSIBLE THIS WEEK.

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

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