Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
457 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-232000-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
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-
457 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2014

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

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

.HEAT...
DANGEROUS HEAT IS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES
WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES...WITH HIGHER VALUES OVER
CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA. IF YOU MUST BE OUTSIDE TODAY...DRINK
PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO STAY HYDRATED AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS INDOORS
IF POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLOW TO FALL EVEN AFTER SUNSET.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA
AND TEXAS PANHANDLES ONCE AGAIN TODAY. A STRAY STORM OR TWO MAY
MAKE IT INTO FAR NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR
EVENING...BUT COVERAGE WILL BE VERY SPARSE. STRONG AND GUSTY
WINDS AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY ANY STORMS THAT
MANAGE TO MOVE INTO NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA. STORMS WILL DIMINISH
SHORTLY AFTER SUNSET.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.HEAT...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK...WITH TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AND HEAT INDEX VALUES
ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
ISOLATED STORMS MAY OCCUR OVER FAR NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA SUNDAY
AND MONDAY AFTERNOONS. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH
THE REGION WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...RESULTING IN INCREASED
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES OVER MUCH OF THE REGION. HEAVY RAINFALL...
GUSTY WINDS...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS
WITH ANY STRONGER STORMS OVER THE COMING WEEK. HOWEVER...ORGANIZED
SEVERE WEATHER APPEARS UNLIKELY AT THIS TIME.

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

$$

AUSTIN



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