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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
735 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-020030-
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-
735 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
OKLAHOMA AND ADJACENT PARTS OF NORTH TEXAS.

.LOCATION...
THE RISK AREA IS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ARNETT TO STILLWATER.

.TIMING...
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

.IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS AND WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH
ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS. FREQUENT CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND
HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. THE RISK
FOR TORNADOES IS VERY LOW.

.DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS MAINLY OVER WESTERN OKLAHOMA ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY DURING THE
EVENING HOURS. STORM INTENSITY WILL LIKELY DECREASE AFTER
MIDNIGHT AS STORMS MAINLY AFFECT LOCATIONS NEAR AND EAST OF I-35.

OTHER THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM TONIGHT IN THE VICINITY
OF A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN
NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA. THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
IN MUCH OF THE REST OF OKLAHOMA APART FROM THE SOUTHEAST. THE MARGINAL
RISK EXTENDS INTO PART OF NORTH TEXAS. OTHER STRONG STORMS MAY DEVELOP
ALONG A COLD FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE
MAIN HAZARDS.

THE COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER NORTHERN OKLAHOMA EARLY THURSDAY...BUT
WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD LATE IN THE DAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM APPROACHES.
STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS MAY FORM ALONG THE FRONT LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF STILLWATER...
OKLAHOMA CITY...AND ARDMORE. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE
MAIN HAZARDS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ON MONDAY.

.FIRE WEATHER...
HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN FAR NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS COMBINED WITH GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED IN SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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MBS



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