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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
915 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-011015-
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-
915 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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 MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY ALONG
AND SOUTH OF A STILLWATER...OKLAHOMA CITY AND CLINTON LINE. THIS
INCLUDES ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

TIMING...
THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR A FEW SEVERE STORMS WILL BE FROM 2 PM
THROUGH 10 PM.

IMPACTS...
THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WILL BE HAIL UP THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS AND
WIND GUSTS NEAR 60 TO 70 MPH. LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

DISCUSSION...
AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY...ASSOCIATED WITH AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN
OKLAHOMA AND PART OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THIS MORNING.  ADDITIONAL SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY FORM ALONG THIS BOUNDARY THROUGH THE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.  THE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SMALL HAIL AND
HEAVY RAINFALL.

BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ALONG
A COLD FRONT IN NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA.  HEAVY RAINFALL AND SMALL HAIL WILL BE
POSSIBLE.  OTHER STORMS MAY FORM ALONG AND BEHIND THE OUTFLOW BOUNDARY IN FAR SOUTHERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN TEXAS.  HAIL NEAR THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS AND 60 MPH WINDS
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

BY LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...A THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX MAY MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF
OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTHERN TEXAS IN ADVANCE OF AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM.  HEAVY RAINFALL AND
STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX.


.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...
STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
THE RISK AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS
THROUGH TONIGHT.

.HEAVY RAINFALL...
ANY OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
RAINFALL THAT COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. THE RISK FOR
FLOODING WILL BE GREATEST WHERE HEAVY RAINFALL HAS FALLEN
RECENTLY.

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

.THUNDERSTORMS...
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
ALTHOUGH THE RISK FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER WILL REMAIN LOW.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL SLOWLY SHIFT SOUTHWARD THURSDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY. SMALL HAIL...STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING
WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE.

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

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