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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1210 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 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-
1210 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS ACROSS OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA COVERS LOCATIONS EAST OF LINE EXTENDING FROM
FREEDOM...TO WEATHERFORD...TO LAWTON...AND NORTH AND WEST OF A
LINE FROM DUNCAN TO SULPHUR...TO SEMINOLE.

ACROSS THE REST OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...THERE
IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS.

TIMING...
THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE 2 PM TO 10 PM.

IMPACTS...
STORMS MAY PRODUCE:
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...LEADING TO AREAS OF FLOODING.
HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS OR SLIGHTLY LARGER.
WIND GUSTS 60 TO 70 MPH.

DISCUSSION...
WIDELY SCATTERED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS.  STRONG SHEAR AND MODEST
INSTABILITY MAY RESULT IN A FEW SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...ESPECIALLY WITHIN
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA.  MOST OF THE STORMS WILL MOVE EAST OF
THE AREA BY MID EVENING.

.HEAVY RAINFALL...
FLOODING WILL BE LIKELY WHERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE SLOWLY...AND
WHERE HEAVY RAINFALL HAS OCCURRED RECENTLY.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...
STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
THE RISK AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY. THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF
SEVERE STORMS OVER SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA ON SATURDAY...AND OVER
WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS ON SUNDAY. STRONG STORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY...BUT THE RISK OF SEVERE STORMS
WILL BE LOWER.

.HEAVY RAIN...
LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL REMAIN A CONCERN 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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