Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1024 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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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-
1024 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

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

.WINDY...
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS NEAR 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL
FOLLOW A COLD FRONT THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. THIS
MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST AND
WEST ROADWAYS.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG A COLD FRONT THROUGH
LATE THIS MORNING EAST OF I35. SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS NEAR 50
MPH WILL ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

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

.THUNDERSTORMS...
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH AT LEAST LATE
SUNDAY MORNING AS A LARGE STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. THOSE WHO ARE PLANNING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES OVER THE WEEKEND NEED TO PAY PARTICULARLY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO WEATHER FORECASTS.

.TIMING...
DISCRETE THUNDERSTORMS MAY INITIALLY DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...AND SOUTHWESTERN AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS SATURDAY. THE
STORMS WILL THEN MOVE NORTHEAST AND EAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA SATURDAY NIGHT...PERHAPS DEVELOPING INTO SEVERAL
SMALL COMPLEXES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE THREAT OF SEVERE
WEATHER WILL SHIFT EASTWARD DURING THE DAY SUNDAY TO MAINLY EAST
OF I35.

.IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO AT LEAST TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER AND DAMAGING
WINDS OVER 70 MPH WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT. HOWEVER...THE INITIAL STORMS THAT DEVELOP DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON SATURDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS MAY
HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORNADOES. HAIL SIZES SHOULD
DECREASE TO AROUND HALF DOLLARS BY SUNDAY MORNING.

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

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