Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
402 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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402 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE PANHANDLES
TODAY. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS...BUT
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN COULD LEAD TO SOME MINOR NUISANCE FLOODING.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT AS STORMS MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM EASTERN NEW MEXICO. SOME
OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY BE SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL UP TO 2
INCHES IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.
IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE WITH THE THUNDERSTORMS
TONIGHT...WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH FLOOD
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ROUGHLY THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE COMBINED
PANHANDLES TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

INTERMITTENT THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE
PANHANDLES THROUGH THURSDAY. WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY...WITH STORM COVERAGE THEN EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE SCATTERED
SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...BEFORE POSSIBLY EXPANDING AGAIN MID
NEXT WEEK. SOME THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS TIME MAY BE SEVERE. IN
ADDITION...HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE PARTICULARLY SATURDAY...WHICH
MAY LEAD TO FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS
IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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