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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
341 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.A SLOW MOVING FRONT WILL STALL OVER OKLAHOMA TONIGHT...AND
REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS FRONT...COMBINED WITH A MID LEVEL
DISTURBANCE...WILL ENHANCE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IN
A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT. ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL
RESULT...WHICH MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

OKZ005>042-044>046-TXZ083>090-071000-
/O.CON.KOUN.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-150709T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-COTTON-JEFFERSON-CARTER-
HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVA...CHEROKEE...MEDFORD...
PONCA CITY...ARNETT...WOODWARD...FAIRVIEW...ENID...PERRY...
CHEYENNE...TALOGA...WEATHERFORD...CLINTON...WATONGA...
KINGFISHER...GUTHRIE...STILLWATER...ELK CITY...SAYRE...CORDELL...
ANADARKO...YUKON...EL RENO...MUSTANG...OKLAHOMA CITY...CHANDLER...
CHICKASHA...PURCELL...NORMAN...MOORE...SHAWNEE...SEMINOLE...
HOLDENVILLE...HOLLIS...MANGUM...HOBART...ALTUS...FREDERICK...
LAWTON...DUNCAN...PAULS VALLEY...SULPHUR...ADA...WALTERS...
WAURIKA...ARDMORE...QUANAH...CHILLICOTHE...CROWELL...VERNON...
WICHITA FALLS...MUNDAY...KNOX CITY...SEYMOUR...ARCHER CITY...
HOLLIDAY...LAKESIDE CITY...HENRIETTA
341 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN OKLAHOMA...ALFALFA...BECKHAM...BLAINE...
  CADDO...CANADIAN...CARTER...CLEVELAND...COMANCHE...COTTON...
  CUSTER...DEWEY...ELLIS...GARFIELD...GARVIN...GRADY...GRANT...
  GREER...HARMON...HUGHES...JACKSON...JEFFERSON...KAY...
  KINGFISHER...KIOWA...LINCOLN...LOGAN...MAJOR...MCCLAIN...
  MURRAY...NOBLE...OKLAHOMA...PAYNE...PONTOTOC...POTTAWATOMIE...
  ROGER MILLS...SEMINOLE...STEPHENS...TILLMAN...WASHITA...WOODS
  AND WOODWARD. IN NORTHERN TEXAS...ARCHER...BAYLOR...CLAY...
  FOARD...HARDEMAN...KNOX...WICHITA AND WILBARGER.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL EXPAND FROM NORTHWEST INTO SOUTHWEST
  AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTH AND EAST
  ON TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL OCCUR TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA AS
  WELL AS WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. THE HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO END
  BY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* GENERALLY 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED. A FEW
  LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE MORE THAN 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL. RAINFALL
  RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MONITOR WEATHER FORECASTS AND INFORMATION. MAKE PLANS TO GET TO
HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING HAPPENS.

&&

$$

CMS



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
320 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-072030-
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-
320 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

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 SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING
ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA.

LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA IS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
ALVA AND WOODWARD... TO ARNETT AND THEN ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
FROM HOLLIS AND HOBART... TO WEATHERFORD AND KINGFISHER... TO
PERRY OKLAHOMA. THIS INCLUDES PONCA CITY...ENID AND CLINTON.

SOUTH OF THE SLIGHT RISK AREA...A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE
STORMS ARE POSSIBLE...NORTH OF A SHAWNEE TO NORMAN...LAWTON AND
VERNON TEXAS LINE.

TIMING...
THROUGH 11 PM.

IMPACTS...
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH...
HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING...

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG A COLD
FRONT IN NORTHERN AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ALTHOUGH WIND SHEAR WILL BE RATHER WEAK...ENOUGH
INSTABILITY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR STORMS TO PRODUCE DAMAGING
WINDS AND SOME HAIL. THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND
MOVE SOUTHWARD DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL WITHIN THE
SLIGHT RISK AREA SHOULD BE READY FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR A LARGE PART OF OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.  PLEASE REFER TO THE WATCH FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS....
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY INTO AT LEAST THURSDAY AS A
COLD FRONT MOVES SLOWLY SOUTHWARD. HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WITH
LITTLE OR NO RAIN IS EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.FLOODING....
FLOODING WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

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

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