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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
445 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-031000-
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-
445 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

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

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

.LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK IS EAST OF A LINE FROM PONCA CITY... TO GUTHRIE...
TO CHICKASHA... TO WALTERS OKLAHOMA... TO WICHITA FALLS AND ARCHER
CITY TEXAS.

.TIMING...
ALTHOUGH STORMS WILL LIKELY OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY INTO
THIS EVENING.... THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE
BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.IMPACTS...
HAIL TO THE SIZE OF GOLFBALLS AND WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH WILL BE THE
MAIN IMPACTS... ALONG WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES
INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TODAY. AS THIS OCCURS A SURFACE COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE EAST AND SOUTHEAST ACROSS OKLAHOMA AND NORTH TEXAS.

ALTHOUGH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS ACROSS THE AREA... THE CHANCE OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL
BE RATHER LOW WITH THIS ACTIVITY. HOWEVER... AS THE COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE I-35 CORRIDOR EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... DAYTIME HEATING
WILL PROVIDE SUFFICIENT INSTABILITY FOR AN INCREASE IN THE POTENTIAL
FOR SEVERE STORM DEVELOPMENT. A BROKEN LINE OF STORMS IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP NEAR THE I-35 CORRIDOR AND MOVE QUICKLY EAST THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...
STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE
WEATHER OPERATIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

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