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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1146 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-271115-
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-
1146 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NORTHERN OKLAHOMA THIS EVENING.

LOCATION...
THE MARGINAL RISK AREA EXISTS NORTH OF A PONCA CITY TO ENID TO
CHEYENNE LINE.

TIMING..
THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL BE
BETWEEN 3 AND 10 PM.

IMPACTS...
THE MAIN HAZARD WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 70
MPH...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLY
CAUSING LOCALIZED FLOODING. HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY BECOME
SEVERE. STORMS WILL MOVE EAST AND NORTHEAST. STORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO BEGIN TO WEAKEN AFTER 10 PM. SEVERAL LOCATIONS IN WESTERN AND
NORTHERN OKLAHOMA HAVE EXPERIENCED HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST
FEW DAYS. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL THIS EVENING COULD INCREASE
THE CHANCES FOR FLASH FLOODING.

.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 EVENING.

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

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE WILL BE A DAILY CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY THROUGH
NEXT THURSDAY. A FEW STRONG TO PERHAPS SEVERE STORMS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WITH STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT COULD LEAD TO FLOODING.

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

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