Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FXUS64 KOUN 250840
AFDOUN

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Norman OK
340 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...
The chance for showers and thunderstorms today and tonight will be
quite a bit lower than it has been for a few days. Flow aloft will
be less conducive for widespread convection, and at this point,
it appears that any storms that might develop this afternoon or
early evening will be isolated. However, with plenty of
instability available, any storms that do develop will have a
good chance of becoming severe.

A couple of upper-level shortwave troughs will enter the southern
Plains Thursday and again on Friday. This will amplify the risk of
storms once again, and rain chances will again climb into the
chance category. Severe storms appear likely on Thursday, mainly
over western Oklahoma.

Shortwave ridging aloft will temporarily reduce the convection
late Friday night into Saturday, but it won`t be held down long.
More moisture will flow back into north Texas and Oklahoma on
Sunday, and rain chances dutifully climb again.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Oklahoma City OK  87  71  84  64 /  20  20  40  50
Hobart OK         91  70  87  65 /  20  10  40  30
Wichita Falls TX  90  72  87  64 /  20  10  60  60
Gage OK           93  63  89  60 /  10  10  30  20
Ponca City OK     89  72  86  66 /  20  20  40  40
Durant OK         85  71  81  67 /  20  20  50  60

&&

.OUN Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
OK...None.
TX...None.
&&

$$

03/23



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