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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
359 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-172100-
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-
359 PM CDT THU APR 16 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 STORMS THIS
EVENING ACROSS FAR WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND ADJACENT PARTS OF NORTH
TEXAS.

LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK IS WEST OF A LINE FROM ALVA...TO
CLINTON...TO LAWTON...TO HENRIETTA TEXAS.

TIMING...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

IMPACTS... HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO
70 MPH. THERE IS A VERY LOW TORNADO POTENTIAL.

DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON OVER
CENTRAL PARTS OF THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES. THESE STORMS
WILL LIKELY BE SEVERE WHEN THEY MOVE SLOWLY EAST INTO WESTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTH TEXAS EARLY THIS EVENING. THE PRIMARY CONCERNS
WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. THE TORNADO POTENTIAL
IS VERY LOW IN THE EARLY EVENING. THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
EVOLVE INTO ONE OR MORE SMALL COMPLEXES OF STORMS DURING THE LATE
EVENING. HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OCCUR. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY CONTINUE
EAST INTO CENTRAL PARTS OF OKLAHOMA WHERE THE SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT DIMINISHES.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. THESE STORMS WILL REMAIN WIDELY SCATTERED AS
THEY MOVE NORTHWARD ACROSS TEXOMA THIS EVENING. THESE STORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. STORMS ACROSS
TEXOMA WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH SUNSET... DIMINISHING IN
STRENGTH THROUGH THE EVENING.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...
STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS THE
RISK AREAS SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER NORTHERN PARTS
OF OKLAHOMA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SLIGHT RISK COVERS A
LARGER PART OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS ON SATURDAY. THE
SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK CATEGORIES WILL LIKELY CHANGE AS FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY GET CLOSER. BE SURE TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO LINGER ON SUNDAY BUT SEVERE WEATHER
CHANCES APPEAR LOW. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN NEXT TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY WITH SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE.

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

$$

KURTZ



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