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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1218 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019

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1218 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight...

There is a risk of severe thunderstorms across a large part of
Oklahoma today. The best chance for severe storms will be
generally along and north of Interstate 40 where there is a Slight
Risk of storms. There is also an Enhanced Risk across far northern
Oklahoma, mainly along and north of a Ponca City to Woodward
line. The most likely time for severe storms will be during the
evening and overnight hours.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, but a much
higher chance of storms will arrive by mid to late evening. A
complex of thunderstorms is expected to develop in Kansas and move
into northern Oklahoma progressing through much of the state
overnight. Damaging wind up to 80 mph is expected with a risk
hail. Heavy rainfall may cause flooding or flash flooding. The
greatest severe storm and flooding threat will be across roughly
the northern half of Oklahoma.

.Spotter and Emergency Management Information Statement....
Storm spotters groups and emergency managers should be ready for
severe weather operations this evening and overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Lingering storms and heavy rainfall are possible Sunday morning,
especially across the southern half of Oklahoma. Thunderstorm
chances increase again Monday night through Wednesday, with only
low chances later in the week.

Heat indices of 100 to 110 are possible across portions of
Oklahoma and north Texas on Monday.

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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Norman OK
303 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019

Including the cities of Buffalo, Laverne, Alva, Cherokee, Helena,
Carmen, Medford, Pond Creek, Lamont, Wakita, Ponca City,
Blackwell, Shattuck, Arnett, Gage, Fargo, Woodward, Fairview,
Enid, Perry, Seiling, Vici, Taloga, Leedey, Weatherford, Clinton,
Watonga, Geary, Okeene, Kingfisher, Hennessey, Okarche, Guthrie,
Stillwater, Yukon, Concho, El Reno, Mustang, Oklahoma City,
Chandler, Stroud, Prague, Meeker, Davenport, Wellston, Norman,
Moore, Shawnee, Seminole, and Wewoka
303 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019


The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Flood Watch for flash flooding...flooding of creeks and
  rivers...and flooding of low lying areas for portions of
  central Oklahoma, east central Oklahoma, northern Oklahoma,
  northwest Oklahoma, and western Oklahoma, including the
  following areas, in central Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland,
  Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, Payne, and Pottawatomie.
  In east central Oklahoma, Seminole. In northern Oklahoma,
  Garfield, Grant, Kay, and Noble. In northwest Oklahoma,
  Alfalfa, Blaine, Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Major, Woods, and
  Woodward. In western Oklahoma, Custer.

* From 10 PM CDT this evening through Sunday afternoon

* Heavy rainfall associated with widespread showers and
  thunderstorms late this evening into Sunday.

* Some locations will see 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, but isolated
  spots could see as much as 3 inches. These rainfall amounts
  could lead to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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